long englannista suomeksi
(senseid) Having much distance from one terminating point on an object or an area to another terminating point (qualifier).
Having great duration.
1877, (w), (w), Chapter 23
- What I suffered with that rein for four long months in my lady's carriage, it would be hard to describe, but I am quite sure that, had it lasted much longer, either my health or my temper would have given way.
- The colonel and his sponsor made a queer contrast: Greystone sponsor long and stringy, with a face that seemed as if a cold wind was eternally playing on it.
Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
A long vowel.
1877, Henry Sweet, ''A Handbook of Phonetics'' (volume 2, page 60)
- In French most vowels are half-long, and are only occasionally lengthened or shortened into full longs and shorts.
A long syllable.
An entity with a long position in an asset.
A long-term investment.
1977, Jerome B. Cohen, Edward D. Zinbarg, Arthur Zeikel, ''Guide to Intelligent Investing'' (page 203)
- Likewise, if borrowers prefer to sell short-maturity issues at the time lenders prefer to invest in longs, as is the case when interest rates are expected to fall, longer maturity issues will tend to yield less than shorter maturity issues.
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To take a long position in.
For a particular duration.
For a long duration.
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On account (m), because (m).
1603, (w), translating Michel de Montaigne, ''Essays'', II.8, page 224:
- I am of opinion, that in regarde of theſe debauches and lewde actions, fathers may, in ſome ſort, be blamed, and that it is onely long of them.
1590, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', III.3:
- A goodly Armour, and full rich aray, / Which long'd to Angela, the Saxon Queene, / All fretted round with gold, and goodly wel beseene.
circa 1591, (w), ''The Taming of the Shrew'', IV, 4:
- Tis well, and hold your owne in any case / With such austeritie as longeth to a father.
le nez de pinocchio mesure le matin 5 cm de long - the nose of pinocchio measures the morning 5 cm long
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*These lights must rise in the sky to cast light toward the ground.
*And God made a good speech to give strength to them. He said to them: "You varied things of the ocean, you must multiply and fill every part of the sea. And you birds, you must multiply on earth.
*Then God made a woman out of that bone he had taken from the man, and later he brought the woman to go to the man.
*And the Lord God said to the snake: "You did a bad deed, and so I have a powerful curse for you. You will have a great weight. The wight you carry will exceed that of any all animals. Now, and for all times, you will only walk on your stomach. And you will eat the dirt of the earth.
*And God said to Adam: "You listened to what your woman said, and you ate a fruit of this tree which I have forbidden you from eating. And so I will now corrupt the earth, and food will not grow well enough. You will work very hard forever to make food grow in the ground.
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