long ago

  1. of the distant or comparatively distant past
    they long ago forsook their nomadic life
    lang syne
    left for work long ago
    he has long since given up mountain climbing
    We met once long ago
    This name has long since been forgotten
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How To Use long ago In A Sentence

  • This is something the airlines figured out long ago. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was used not just for their edification, but also - at least until not too long ago - as a soporific.
  • BTW … the online article was written long ago and the LJW staff will, I am sure, update it when they have puddleglum (Anonymous) says … kansas redlegs: yeah I know exactly what you mean. LJWorld.com stories: News
  • They arrived in Britain not long ago/recently.
  • Long ago, the world was ruled by two great animal totems.
  • Not so long ago, the major film critics in the U.S. fancifully tossed around the idea of the ‘death of cinema.’
  • The goal of rehabilitation was long ago replaced with that of warehousing, and now the only real goal is to warehouse cheaply.
  • I must have more than 'intimated' -- I must have spoken plainly out the truth, if I do myself the barest justice, and told you long ago that the admiration at your works went _away_, quite another way and afar from the love of you. The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846
  • One time, not too long ago, I saw a line of lame dancers unable to participate in class, sitting on the sidelines, questioning when they would return to dance.
  • I told my mother inlaw since long ago to not spoil Bibi. Kids need to be educate since little, else it's very hard to correct their bad characteristics after 3 years old.
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