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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (great in extent, distance) (spazio)lungo agg
 Yes, it is a long table.
 Sì, è un lungo tavolo.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (great in measurement)lungo agg
 The table is three metres long.
 Il tavolo è lungo tre metri.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (great in duration) (tempo, durata)lungo agg
 That film was too long.
 Il film era troppo lungo.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (in duration)durare vi
  (di tempo)lungo agg
 The movie is three hours long.
 Il film dura tre ore.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extensive)lungo, esteso agg
 I have a long list of problems with the house.
 Ho una lunga lista di problemi con la mia casa.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not short)lungo agg
 I like to wear my hair long.
 Mi piace portare i capelli lunghi.
long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for a long time)a lungo loc avv
 He thought long and hard about the matter.
 Ha pensato alla questione a lungo e intensamente.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (phonetics: extended)lungo agg
 The word, "tool", has a long "o" sound.
 Nella parola "tool" la "o" ha un suono lungo.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (time: passing slowly) (figurato: tempo, durata)lungo agg
 It's been a long day - I can't wait to get home.
 È stata una lunga giornata, non vedo l'ora di andare a casa.
long on [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (amply supplied)pieno di agg
  (informale)avere un mucchio di, avere un sacco di vtr
  (figurato)sommerso da agg
 Yes, we are long on spaghetti here and won't need to get any more for weeks.
 Sì, qui siamo pieni di spaghetti e non ne dovremo comprare altri per settimane.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (finance: holding equities) (finanza)lungo agg
 While others were selling the stock short, he took a long position.
 Mentre gli altri vendevano le azioni, lui prese una posizione lunga.
long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (drink: tall size) (cocktail)long drink nm
 Pimms is served with lemonade as a long drink.
 Il Pimm's è servito come long drink insieme alla limonata.
long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (elliptical usage: a long time) (tempo)tanto agg
  (informale)averne per molto vtr
 Will she be long?
 Ci metterà tanto?
 Ne avrà per molto?
long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (far in the past) (tempo)molto agg
 There were problems here long before he arrived.
 Qui c'erano problemi molto prima che lui arrivasse.
long nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (clothing: long size)lungo agg
 I love this dress style, but do you have a long?
 Mi piace il taglio di questo vestito, ma ne ha uno lungo?
long to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (yearn)desiderare fortemente vtr
  bramare vtr
 He longed to be back home with his family.
 Desiderava fortemente essere di nuovo a casa con la sua famiglia.
long for [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (wish [sb] would do [sth])desiderare che [qlcn] faccia [qlcs] vtr
 Miriam longed for Jake to take her in his arms and tell her he loved her.
 Miriam desiderava che Jake la prendesse tra le sue braccia e le dicesse che la amava.
long for [sth] vi + prep (desire)desiderare, bramare vtr
 Snow White longed for the day that her prince would come.
 BIancaneve bramava il giorno in cui sarebbe giunto il suo principe.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
a long time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a considerable period)tanto tempo, molto tempo nm
 It's a long time since we last met.
 È tanto tempo che non ci vediamo.
  da tanto tempo, da molto tempo avv
 Non ci vediamo da tanto tempo.
a long time ago advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the distant past)tanto tempo fa
 A long time ago, my ancestors settled in this land.
 Tanto tempo fa i miei antenati si stabilirono in questo paese.
a long way down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (far below)molto più giù
  giù in fondo
 It's a long way down from the top of the cliff.
a long way down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (a significant distance along)un pezzo avanti
  un bel po' oltre
 The climber fell a long way down the mountain, but luckily landed in deep snow.
a long way off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the distance)a distanza
 A long way off, you could just see the lights from a distant village.
 A distanza, si vedevano solo le luci da un paesino lontano.
a long way off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (distant, far away)molto lontano
  molto remoto
  molto lontanamente avv
 Those birds are swimming a long way off shore, so you'll need a telescope to see them.
 Quegli uccelli stanno nuotando molto lontano dalla riva, perciò avrai bisogno di un cannocchiale per vederli.
a long way off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, colloquial (in the distant future)è ancora da venire
  di là da venire
 My sixtieth birthday is still a long way off.
 Il mio sessantesimo compleanno è ancora di là da venire.
a long way to go exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (much effort still needed)la strada è ancora lunga, c'è ancora molto da fare
  avere ancora molta strada da fare vtr
  avere ancora molto da fare vtr
 Brad did well on the quiz, but he has a long way to go before he passes the class.
a long while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable period of time) (molto tempo)molto, tanto, parecchio avv
  molto tempo nm
 It's been a long while since I played golf.
 È tanto che non gioco a golf.
 È passato molto tempo dall'ultima volta che ho giocato a golf.
  (informale: molto tempo)un po', un bel po', un bel po' di tempo nm
 È un po' che non gioco a golf.
a mighty long time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (very considerable period) (figurato: tanto tempo)un'eternità, un'infinità nf
 34 years? That's a mighty long time to spend in one job.
 34 anni? È un'eternità trascorrerli nello stesso posto di lavoro.
a mile long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (one mile in length)lungo un miglio agg
 The road is about a mile long.
 La strada è lunga circa un miglio.
a mile long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, figurative, informal (extensive) (figurato: lunghissimo)lungo un chilometro agg
  (figurato: lunghissimo)chilometrico agg
 Her grocery list was a mile long!
 La sua lista della spesa era lunga un chilometro!
age-long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (existing for a long time)di lunga data loc agg
all day long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (throughout the whole day)tutto il giorno avv
 I could water the flowers all day long. I sat in the sun all day long and read my book.
 Potrei annaffiare i fiori tutto il giorno. Sono stato seduto al sole tutto il giorno e ho letto il mio libro.
as long as,
so long as
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(providing that)purché cong
  a condizione che, a patto che cong
 I am happy, as long as the sun always comes back around.
 Sono contento purché il sole esca di nuovo.
as long as,
so long as
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(while)finché cong
  fintantoché, fintanto che cong
 So long as you're living under my roof, you'll obey my rules, young lady!
 Finché vivi sotto il mio tetto, obbedirai alle mie regole, signorina!
as long as exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (equal in length to)lungo come agg
 My garden is as long as a football pitch.
 Il mio giardino è lungo come un campo di calcio.
at long last exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (emphatic: finally)finalmente avv
before long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)in breve tempo, tra breve, a breve avv
 Spring should be coming before long.
 La primavera arriverà tra breve.
  a breve avv
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Non é qui ma dovrebbe arrivare a breve.
by a long shot exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (by a large margin)di gran lunga loc avv
daddy longlegs,
daddy-long-legs
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK, colloquial, invariable (insect: cranefly)tipula nf
  zanzarone nm
 I hate daddy longlegs – they make my flesh crawl.
daddy longlegs,
daddy-long-legs (UK),
harvestman (US)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
colloquial, invariable (arachnid: harvestman)ragno gambalunga nm
distance runner,
long-distance runner
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sb]: runs long distances)corridore di lunga distanza nm
ere long nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. poetic, archaic (soon, quickly)ben presto avv
 Ere long the storm passed, and the village was tranquil once again.
 Ben presto la tempesta passò, e il villaggio tornò di nuovo tranquillo.
farsighted,
UK: long-sighted
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (long-sighted) (difetto della vista)presbite agg
farsightedness (US),
long-sightedness (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(vision defect: being longsighted)ipermetropia nf
 Dawn wears glasses to correct her farsightedness.
 Dawn porta gli occhiali per correggere la sua ipermetropia.
for a long time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at length)a lungo avv
  (colloquiale)per un bel po', un bel po' avv
 After a hard day's work I'm always ready to sleep for a long time.
 Adoro dormire a lungo dopo una giornata di duro lavoro.
for a long time to come advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (way into the future)molto avanti nel tempo, avanti nel tempo avv
  in un futuro remoto avv
 Oil spills affect the environment both immediately and for a long time to come.
 L'ambiente risente dei disastri causati dalle fuoriuscite di petrolio, anche molto avanti nel tempo.
for long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a considerable time)per lungo tempo, per molto tempo
  a lungo
Nota: used in questions and negatives
 Will he be gone for long?
 Starà via per molto tempo?
for so long exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (a very long time)per tanto tempo, per così tanto tempo loc avv
 Jasmine has wanted to go to Paris for so long.
for so long exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (finite amount of time) (specifico: lungo)per un certo periodo loc avv
  (specifico: breve)per un po' loc avv
 The boss will only wait for so long; hurry up!
go a long way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (be successful) (figurato: avere successo)fare strada vtr
 With Tom's intelligence and ambition, he'll go a long way.
go a long way,
go a long way to do [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(be helpful)essere di grande aiuto in vi
 The man's generous donation will go a long way to help build homes for needy families.
go long vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (finance: take long position in buying) (finanza)assumere una posizione lunga vtr
go long vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (go far from [sb] throwing ball)andare lontano vi
how long advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (time: for what duration)quanto tempo avv
  quanto a lungo avv
  per quanto tempo, per quanto avv
 How long does it take to boil an egg?
 Quanto tempo ci vuole per fare un uovo sodo?
how long (measurement: what length)quanto lungo avv
 How long is the Great Wall of China?
 Quanto è lunga la grande muraglia cinese?
in the long run exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (eventually)alla lunga, alla fine
 It's probably for the best in the long run. It will be a little bumpy at first, but in the long run it will be well worth it.
 Probabilmente alla lunga è la cosa migliore. All'inizio sarà un po' difficile, ma alla fine ne varrà la pena.
in the long term,
in the long-term
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(over an extended time in the future)nel lungo termine
 The investment in new machinery will cost a lot of money, but will be worthwhile in the long term.
it's been a long time interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (a lot of time has passed)da quanto tempo!, quanto tempo! inter
 It's been a long time since I last saw him.
 Da quanto tempo non ci vediamo!
  è tanto tempo che vi
 È tanto tempo che non ci vediamo.
  da tanto tempo avv
 Non ci vediamo da tanto tempo.
lifelong,
life-long
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(lasting a lifetime)per tutta la vita loc avv
  che dura tutta la vita
  di tutta una vita loc agg
  eterno agg
 Marriage should be regarded as a lifelong commitment.
 Il matrimonio dovrebbe essere considerato un impegno per tutta la vita.
long after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for a long time following)per molto tempo dopo loc avv
 The feeling of good times lingered on in the house long after the party was over.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Il suo profumo aleggiò nell'aria per molto tempo dopo che se ne fu andata.
long ago advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (many years before now)molto tempo fa, tanto tempo fa
 Long ago all these mountains were volcanoes.
 Tanto tempo fa queste montagne erano dei vulcani.
the long and short of it is,
the long and the short of it is that
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
informal (in summary) (figurato)il succo (è che), il succo della questione (è che) nm
  per farla breve loc avv
 The long and short of it is that I'm pregnant.
long arm of the law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (police powers)lungo braccio della legge nm
 If you break the law, the police will catch you - you can't outrun the long arm of the law.
 Se violi la legge, la polizia ti prenderà: non puoi sfuggire al lungo braccio della legge.
long distance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable range, length)grande distanza nf
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Kane scored a magnificent goal from a long distance.
 Kane ha segnato un magnifico goal da una grande distanza.
long distance,
long-distance
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(over considerable range)a lunga distanza
 It is a good idea to stretch your legs regularly during a long-distance flight.
 È una buona idea stirare le gambe regolarmente durante un volo a lunga distanza.
long distance adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (phone call: not local) (telefonata)interurbana agg
 Additional charges will apply if the call is long distance.
 Verranno applicati costi aggiuntivi se la chiamata è interurbana.
long division nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (procedure for dividing a number)divisione in colonna nf
 To divide 5,381,264 by 17, you need either long division or a calculator!
 Per dividere 5.381.264 per 17, o usi una divisione in colonna o una calcolatrice!
long duration nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable period of time)lunga durata nf
long face nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (sad expression) (figurato: faccia triste)muso lungo nm
 You got everything you wanted, so why the long face?
 Hai avuto tutto quello che volevi, cos'è questo muso lungo?
long for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (want [sth] keenly)desiderare ardentemente, volere ardentemente vtr
  morire dalla voglia di vi
  (letterario)bramare vtr
 Have you ever longed for something so much that you could almost taste it? The businessman longed for more than material wealth.
 L'uomo d'affari desiderava ardentemente qualcosa di più della ricchezza materiale.
 Ti è mai capitato di morire dalla voglia di qualcosa al punto da sentirne il sapore in bocca?
long gone,
long-gone
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having left a long time ago)andato via molto tempo fa
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun.
 Tony is long gone; he now lives in Chicago.
long gone,
long-gone
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having died a long time ago)morto molto tempo fa, morto da lungo tempo
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun.
 These cave paintings were created by our long-gone ancestors.
long hair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hairstyle: grown long)capelli lunghi nmpl
 Long hair suits Debbie; she looks really pretty.
 Debbie sta bene con i capelli lunghi; è davvero carina.
long haired,
long-haired
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(person: having long hairstyle) (persona)dai capelli lunghi, con i capelli lunghi, che ha i capelli lunghi
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Sam was a long-haired hippie in the 1970s.
 Sam era un hippie dai capelli lunghi del 1970.
long haired,
long-haired
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(animal: having long fur) (animale)dal pelo lungo, con il pelo lungo, a pelo lungo
 Her long-haired cat sheds all over the furniture.
 Il suo gatto a pelo lungo perde peli su tutti i mobili.
long haul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (journey: long-distance)lungo viaggio, lungo tragitto
 The trip from France to Australia is a long haul.
 Quello tra Francia e Australia è un lungo viaggio.
long haul,
long-haul
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(over long distance)a lungo raggio, a lunga distanza
 Long-haul trucks regularly carry goods across the country.
 I camion a lungo raggio trasportano regolarmente merci da una parte all'altra del paese.
the long haul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (full duration)a lungo termine, a lunga scadenza
  per tutta la durata
 The football club's new owners say they're in for the long haul.
 I nuovi padroni dell'associazione di fooball dicono che rimarranno a lungo termine.
long hours nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (extended working time) (orario di lavoro)straordinario nm
 You may have to work long hours, including weekends, in order to meet deadlines. A lot of newly-qualified lawyers work very long hours for their firms.
 Potresti dover fare gli straordinari, inclusi i fine settimana, per rispettare le scadenze. Molti avvocati neolaureati fanno gli straordinari per i loro studi legali.
long johns nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (full-body undergarments) (generico)mutande lunghe nfpl
  calzamaglia nf
 I am wearing long johns and thermal underwear, but I am still cold!
 Indosso mutande lunghe e biancheria termica, ma ho ancora freddo!
long jump nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (athletics: competition to jump the furthest)salto in lungo nm
 It was during the Olympics that she broke the world long jump record. In high school I was on the track and field team and participated in the long jump.
 Alle Olimpiadi, è lì che ha battuto il record mondiale di salto in lungo.
long lasting,
long-lasting
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(enduring)duraturo, durevole, persistente agg
  che dura a lungo
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 The effects of the storm have been long-lasting.
 Gli effetti del temporale sono stati durevoli.
long lasting,
long-lasting
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(durable)duraturo agg
 We need to find a long-lasting solution. The coating on the car will ensure that the paint job is long lasting.
 Dobbiamo trovare una soluzione duratura.
long life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (longevity)lunga vita nf
 A healthy diet is key to a long life. My grandfather had a long life, passing away at the age of 92.
 Una dieta salutare è importante per una lunga vita. Mio nonno ebbe una lunga vita, morì a 92 anni.
long life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (endurance)lunga durata, grande resistenza nf
 This bicycle is built for long life using high-quality components.
Long live exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (cheer in support) (esclamazione di supporto)viva …!, lunga vita a …!
 The crowd shouted with one voice: "Long live the king!".
 La folla gridò all'unisono: "Lunga vita al re!".
long overdue,
long-overdue
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(long-awaited)atteso a lungo loc agg
  agognato agg
 Janice finally got a long-overdue apology from her ex-boyfriend.
long pants nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." US (trousers: reaching to feet)pantaloni lunghi nmpl
 Bill is wearing long pants.
long play (long-playing phonograph record)33 giri, LP nm
long play record,
long-play record
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(12-inch vinyl record)LP nm
 I don't think you can find long play records any more.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Al mercatino sono riuscito a trovare tutti gli LP dei Genesis!
  disco 33 giri, 33 giri, disco in vinile nm
 Non credo che si riescano più a trovare i dischi in vinile.
long range nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable distance)lunga distanza, distanza notevole nf
  (armi)lunga gittata nf
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective
 The device allows the police to convey important messages over a long range in a noisy environment.
 Il dispositivo permette alla polizia di trasmettere messaggi importanti a lunga distanza in un ambiente rumoroso.
long-range n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (covering a considerable distance)a lunga distanza, che copre una lunga distanza loc agg
  (armi)a lunga gittata loc agg
 Long-range jets can fly non-stop across the Pacific.
 Gli aerei a lunga distanza possono volare senza sosta attraverso il Pacifico.
long-range n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." figurative (into the future)a lungo termine loc agg
 Our long-range plan calls for building three new facilities in the next twenty years.
 Il nostro piano a lungo termine richiede la costruzione di tre nuovi stabilimenti nei prossimi vent'anni.
long run nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long term) (colloquiale)alla lunga loc avv
 Having qualifications will help you in the long run. You may be angry now but you'll thank me in the long run.
 Magari adesso sei arrabbiato, ma alla lunga mi ringrazierai.
  sul lungo periodo, a lungo termine loc avv
 Avere delle qualifiche ti sarà utile a lungo termine.
long shot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative ([sth] unlikely)cosa improbabile nf
 I know this is a long shot, but I don't suppose you have a screwdriver I could borrow?
 So che questa è una cosa improbabile, ma non è che avresti un cacciavite da prestarmi?
long shot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative ([sth] unlikely to succeed)senza speranza avv
 Though the horse was a long shot, he still won the race.
 Nonostante il cavallo fosse senza speranza, ha comunque vinto la gara.
long shot,
wide shot,
full shot
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(movie, photo: wide-angle view) (cinema, fotografia)campo lungo nm
 The film begins with a long shot in which you can see the whole town.
 Il film inizia con un campo lungo nel quale si vede l'intera città.
long since advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for a long time now)da molto tempo
 I've long since retired; I haven't worked for years.
 Sono in pensione da molto tempo; non lavoro da anni.
long time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable period of time)lungo tempo, molto tempo, lungo periodo nm
Nota: A hyphen or single-word form is used when the term is an adjective
 I sat in the sun for a long time and got sunburned. I haven't seen my ex-husband in a long time.
 Sono rimasto seduto al sole per molto tempo e mi sono scottato. Non vedo il mio ex marito da molto tempo.
long time no see interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (I haven't seen you for a long time)da quanto tempo!, da quanto tempo non ti vedo!, da quanto tempo non ci vediamo! inter
 Hey, Andrew! Long time no see!
 Ehi, Andrea! Da quanto tempo non ti vedo!
long underwear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (full-body undergarments)calzamaglia nf
 It was below freezing temperatures, so he decided to wear long underwear.
 La temperatura era sotto allo zero, quindi decise di indossare una calzamaglia.
long vacation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (summer break or holiday)vacanze lunghe, ferie lunghe nfpl
  (scuole)vacanze estive nfpl
long vowel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (English: vowel sound)vocale lunga nf
long way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable distance)molto distante agg
  tanta strada
 I'm not sure I would accept a job there; it's a long way from my family. We still have a long way to go on this project before it's finished.
 Non so se accetterei un lavoro laggiù; è molto distante dalla mia famiglia.
 Abbiamo ancora tanta strada da fare prima che il progetto sia finito.
long-armed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (far-reaching)di vasta portata loc agg
  esteso agg
long-armed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (having long arms)dalle lunghe braccia loc agg
long-awaited adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (expected for long time)atteso a lungo loc agg
  agognato agg
long-dead adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." ([sb]: died a long time ago)morto da tempo loc agg
long-distance call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (phone call: not local area)chiamata interurbana nf
 Have at least five dollars ready for a long-distance call.
 Tieni a portata di mano almeno cinque dollari per una chiamata interurbana.
long-distance relationship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (romance while far apart) (di coppia)relazione a distanza nf
 The couple have been in a long-distance relationship for the past two years.
long-drawn-out adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (needlessly lengthy)lungo, lunghissimo agg
  tirato per le lunghe loc agg
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