long since
adverb Date: 14th century 1. long ago <
promises long since forgotten
>
2. for a long time <
has long since been a devoted friend
>

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  • long since — adverb of the distant or comparatively distant past (Freq. 5) We met once long ago they long ago forsook their nomadic life left for work long ago he has long since given up mountain climbing This name has long since been forgotten lan …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-since — adverb for a long time The Crimean war has long since been forgotten …   Wiktionary

  • long since — adverb Long ago; in the (distant) past. I dont know why he asked me to do that, when I had long since finished it …   Wiktionary

  • long since — long time ago …   English contemporary dictionary

  • long since — Synonyms and related words: aeons ago, ages ago, anciently, and night, away back, day after day, early, enduringly, ever since, for an age, for life, for long, from away back, from time immemorial, hour after hour, in ancient times, in olden… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Long Since Forgotten — Infobox musical artist Name = Long Since Forgotten Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = Syracuse, New York, USA Instrument = Voice type = Genre = Emo Indie rock Occupation =… …   Wikipedia

  • since — W1S1 [sıns] prep, conj, adv [: Old English; Origin: siththan, from sith tham since that ] 1.) [generally used with a perfect tense in the main clause] from a particular time or event in the past until the present, or in that period of time ▪ We… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • since — [ sıns ] function word *** Since can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Everything has changed so much since last spring. as an adverb (without a following noun): She left home in 1993 and hasn t been seen since …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • since — [sins] adv. [ME syns, contr. < sithens, adv. gen. of sithen < OE siththan, for earlier * siththon < sith, after, since (for IE base see SIDE) + thon, instrumental form of thæt, THAT] 1. from then until now [she arrived Tuesday and has… …   English World dictionary

  • Long Island (Massachusetts) — This article is about the island Long Island, Boston. For other islands called Long Island, see Long Island (disambiguation). Long Island is situated in Quincy Bay, in the middle of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. The island forms part of the City… …   Wikipedia

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