long hours

plural noun

: many hours at a time
She is used to working long hours.

Examples of long hours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over long hours spent reading alone in the library, Kendi found his way to some unlikely conclusions. Rachel Poser January Lavoy Krish Seenivasan David Mason, New York Times, 4 June 2024 Late nights with his parents at the McDonald's drive-through were common as a kid, Gaw said, because his parents were often exhausted after long hours at work. Juliana Kim, NPR, 29 May 2024 Despite reforms under the current government, many domestic workers continue to face low pay, abuse by employers and long hours. Megan Janetsky, Fortune, 27 May 2024 Just brace yourself for the long hours at the shop. 07 of 11 Get a Cool Design Another way to incorporate the twin element of the sign, this tattoo shows the Gemini twins intertwined in a cool design. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 24 May 2024 The majority of her patients were educated, unmarried governesses whose health had broken down under the strain of long hours of work and negligible pay. Melissa Pritchard, Discover Magazine, 24 May 2024 Over 100 Kids Were Illegally Employed in Dangerous Meat-Packing Plant Jobs Efforts to protect child workers started in the early 20th century, with exposés of youngsters laboring in mines, factories, and canneries and performing long hours of field labor. Janet Golden / Made By History, TIME, 23 May 2024 Whetstone oversaw the project and, as part of his research, made several trips to New York, spending long hours on foot trying to get a sense of how light plays on buildings at night. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 The union has suggested that long hours — Priem worked two 14-hour days prior to the crash — may have contributed to his death. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 17 May 2024

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“Long hours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20hours. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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