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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Long’. Over 50 Sentences


Long — US. [lɔːŋ], UK. [lɒŋ]

Main meanings:

  1. Extending a great distance from end to end; not short.
  2. Taking a considerable amount of time; not brief.


10 simple sentences:

  • He has long hair.
  • The road is long.
  • She waited long.
  • It’s a long journey.
  • I have a long list.
  • Summer days are long.
  • It took a long time.
  • The movie is not long.
  • Is the river long?
  • It’s been a long day.


The sentences from movies:

You’ve had a nice long run, Aldo. – Inglourious Basterds (2009)

How long have you been in the service? – Asteroid City (2023)

How long do I have? – Finding Dory (2016)

Long live the king! – Minions (2015)

How long until we get to homestead ii? – Passengers (2016)

Not long.Legends of the Fall (1994)

How long could it take? – The Sandlot (1993)

It’s been a really long drive, and, um, – M3GAN (2022)

If we’re gonna help Leigh, that’s too long.The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Red fur and long tail. – Jumanji (1995)

How long has he been in bed? – Bicycle Thieves (1948)

I haven’t seen him for a long time. – To Catch a Killer (2023)

He’s never been gone this long.Land (2021)

It was so long ago. – The African Queen (1951)

You held on as long as you could. – Cliffhanger (1993)

I wouldn’t try to follow, they’re long gone. – Frozen II (2019)

Didn’t stay long?The Equalizer (2014)

It won’t be long.Say Anything (1989)

Been here a long time ago. – The Equalizer 2 (2018)

It’s long.Magnolia (1999)

Seventeen long years went by. – Seven Psychopaths (2012)

How long will that take? – The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Well, a novel takes a long time. – Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

I don’t think I can wait that long.The Evil Dead (1981)

Long live the Queen! – Elizabeth (1998)

My legs aren’t as long as yours. – Dinner in America (2021)

Yeah, but how long?Dunkirk (2017)

How long you been working here? – Mirrors (2008)

Do you want the long version? – Ready Player One (2018)

Long story. – Fast X (2023)

I guess we must be running long.They Live (1988)

How long can you keep this up? – Deadpool (2016)

Long time no see. – Some Like It Hot (1959)

It’s been a long time. – Brads Status (2017)

How long can you possibly stay here? – Apocalypse Now (1979)

Man, that’s gonna be a long 3 weeks. – American Sniper (2014)

No, Hertz keeps its vehicles too long.Up In The Air (2009)

I thought you’d stopped that long ago. – Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

How long has she been this way? – Steel Magnolias (1989)

For a long time, actually. – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Balloq’s staff is too long.BlackBerry (2023)

It was a long time ago. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

As long as it’s not an all-night break. – Dirty Dancing (1987)

I almost did, once, long time ago. – Double Indemnity (1944)

You won’t keep it long.The Lion in Winter (1968)

What’s taking so long?Casino (1995)

How long would you need to evacuate everyone? – Angels and Demons (2009)

I won’t stay long.Planes Trains and Automobiles (1987)

So how long have you got, man? – Poker Face (2022)

Too long.Gone With The Wind (1939)

That was a long time ago. – A Man Called-Otto (2022)

Well, don’t be long.Sing (2016)