longer


see any longer; no longer.

Words Nearby longer

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How to use longer in a sentence

  • The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.

  • The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • As if unwilling to trust himself longer in dangerous companionship, he went up to town with Thomas Carr.

    Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • When the reserve transfers are completed checks in transit can no longer count as reserves.

    Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
  • So strained became the relations between them, that for the last part of the advance they no longer met at meals.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison