Idioms about length
- in or to the full extent; completely.
- after a time; finally: At length there was a step forward in the negotiations.
Words nearby length
How to use length in a sentence
On Friday, the department confirmed that Clarkson was on unpaid leave and that none of his three predecessors had been off for the length of time he had been.Alaska’s Attorney General Resigns Hours After We Published “Uncomfortable” Texts He Sent to a Younger Colleague|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Multicultural viewers identify with sports and especially musicConsumers gravitate towards videos that are culturally relevant to them and this highly correlates with overall viewing lengths.Multicultural audiences are making nuanced media choices|Vevo|August 25, 2020|Digiday
In contrast, skulls from dingoes in the unbaited region did not significantly change in length over the same time period.Culling dingoes with poison may be making them bigger|Jake Buehler|August 19, 2020|Science News
The length of the average meeting is down by 20%, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, which measured how digital communications have changed since workers went on lockdown this year.The average work meeting is 20% shorter since Covid-19|Sarah Todd|August 3, 2020|Quartz
Trust that the blogger you’re pitching to have done their research and selected a specific length of all submissions for a reason.Nine mistakes to avoid when contacting websites for backlinks|Raj Dosanjh|July 29, 2020|Search Engine Watch
To his critics, he explained—sometimes at painful length—his reasoning against it.Jeb Bush’s Unseen Anti-Gay Marriage Emails|Jackie Kucinich|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“It seems that the different standard is (based on) the length of the beard and outwardly display of piety,” Hamdani said.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock was fascinated when I pointed out the similarity, and considered it at some length.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The camera dollied backward along the length of the tower's staircase while simultaneously its lens zoomed forward.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People in the comments section were complaining about the length of one of these essays that ran in The New Yorker.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life|David Yaffe|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.
British Dictionary definitions for length
- in depth; fully
- for a long time; interminably
Word Origin for length
Other Idioms and Phrases with length
see at arm's length; at length; go to any length.