so long
I. phrasal good-bye II. interjection Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1854 — used to express farewell

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  • so long — parting salutation, 1860, of unknown origin, perhaps from a German idiom (Cf. Ger. parting salutation adieu so lange, the full sense of which probably is something like farewell, whilst (we re apart) ), perhaps from Heb. shalom (via Yiddish… …   Etymology dictionary

  • So Long — «So Long» Sencillo de ABBA del álbum ABBA Lado A So Long Lado B I ve Been Waiting For You Publicación 18 de noviembre de 1974 Formato Sencill …   Wikipedia Español

  • So Long — ABBA Veröffentlichung 18. November 1974 Länge 3:05 Genre(s) Pop/Europop Pop Rock Autor(en) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • So Long — is an idiomatic expression meaning , and it may also refer to:* So Long (song), a 1974 single by ABBA * So Long , a song by Everlast from the soundtrack of the 1999 film End of Days * So Long , a song by Guster from their 1999 album Lost and Gone …   Wikipedia

  • so long! — and so long as see under ↑long1 • • • Main Entry: ↑so * * * informal goodbye until we meet again …   Useful english dictionary

  • so long! — ► so long! informal goodbye. Main Entry: ↑so …   English terms dictionary

  • so long — interjection INFORMAL used for saying goodbye to someone you know well …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • so long — so long′ interj. (used to express farewell.) • Etymology: 1840–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • so long — n. Informal GOODBYE …   English World dictionary

  • so long — noun a farewell remark they said their good byes • Syn: ↑adieu, ↑adios, ↑arrivederci, ↑auf wiedersehen, ↑au revoir, ↑bye, ↑bye bye, ↑cheerio, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • so long — 1. goodbye. So long, see you tomorrow. If he didn t want to see her anymore, would he be able to tell her so long? Usage notes: usually used in a friendly way 2. a very long time. I haven t seen him in so long …   New idioms dictionary

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