Our diplomatic service no longer possesses the talent of the last fifty years.
He got married (“one wife enough”), had kids, left his job, survived a few more attacks, went gray, and no longer drove a Gallant.
While suicides are no longer making national headlines, college stress is an annual concern come April.
Unlike in the previous decades, Iraq is no longer an enemy to the U.S and constitutes no threats to the world or to its neighbors.
Russia is no longer trying to hide the fact that the Kremlin is directly involved and supporting separatist leaders in Ukraine.
My ribs were ready to burst, but I could no longer get enough air into my chest.
By that time there was no longer any hesitation as to what course to pursue.
Dear princes and lords, know ye what to do, for God will no longer endure it?
The severity of this satire left Cibber no longer any 301patience.
They became more angry and infuriated, and refused to listen any longer.
"that extends considerably from end to end," Old English lang "long," from Proto-Germanic *langgaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon lang, Old High German and German lang, Old Norse langr, Middle Dutch lanc, Dutch lang, Gothic laggs "long").
The Germanic words are perhaps from PIE *dlonghos- (cf. Latin longus, Old Persian darga-, Persian dirang, Sanskrit dirghah, Greek dolikhos "long," Greek endelekhes "perpetual," Latin indulgere "to indulge"), from root *del- "long."
The adverb is from Old English lange, longe, from the adjective. No longer "not as formerly" is from c.1300; to be not long for this world "soon to die" is from 1714.
The word illustrates the Old English tendency for short "a" to become short "o" before -n- (also retained in bond/band and West Midlands dialectal lond from land and hond from hand).
Long vowels (c.1000) originally were pronounced for an extended time. Sporting long ball is from 1744, originally in cricket. Long jump as a sporting event is attested from 1864. A ship's long-boat so called from 1510s. Long knives, name Native Americans gave to white settlers (originally in Virginia/Kentucky) is from 1774. Long in the tooth (1841 of persons) is from horses showing age by recession of gums. Long time no see, imitative of American Indian speech, is first recorded 1900. To be long on something, "have a lot" of it, is from 1900, American English slang.
Long (lông), Crawford Williamson. 1815-1878.
American surgeon and pioneer anesthetist who was among the first (1842) to use ether as an anesthetic.