long on

idiom

: having or providing a large amount of (something)
He was long on criticism but short on useful advice.

Example Sentences

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“Long on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20on. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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