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last long

This page is about the collocation last long

collocation pattern: verb + adverb

Meaning

continue for a long time

For example

  • Yesterday's meeting lasted far too long, but thankfully today's meeting didn't last long.

  • The game won't last much longer, so some people are leaving already.

Note:
Related collocations include "take long" and "stay long"

Quick Quiz

The dinner party didn't last long

a. because nobody was late

b. so we got home early

c. after everyone left

Contributor: Matt Errey