It struck me as motivated by his longstanding desire to offend liberal sensibility, at which pursuit he succeeded.
The State Department has been working towards the longstanding U.S.-stated goal of a nuclear free Middle East.
But it was their longstanding friendship that inspired their filmmaking debut.
In our longstanding debate between the need to preserve privacy versus the need to know, this one is easy: give us the goods.
But in 1969, a longstanding practice was challenged—its ban on women.
A longstanding quarrel with Macready resulted in the tragedian assaulting the manager.
At the age of seventy-three he succumbed to a longstanding asthma.
Not only longstanding but impromptu engagements preclude this sacrifice.
The longstanding grievances of the Company were thus, on paper, redressed.
That conviction has longstanding sanctity among Americans and many who hold it are moral and upstanding folk.