A long time
Having great physical length
Having a rather great upward projection
Having many syllables
Extending tediously beyond a standard duration
To have a strong longing for
Extended in space
Extended in time
Having (a certain commodity) in excess
as (or so) long as
Carmen, how long has she had this fever?
And I will be for a very long time.
Señor Medena sat at the head of the long dining table, his three daughters on his left.
For a long time I had no regular lessons.
The other was white, with long golden curls.