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longtemps

Pronunciation: /lɔ̃tɑ̃/

Translation of longtemps in English:

adv

  • [wait, sleep] (for) a long time il t'a fallu longtemps? did it take you long? longtemps avant/après long before/after je peux le garder plus longtemps? can I keep it a bit longer? il n'y a pas longtemps qu'il travaille ici he hasn't worked here long il y a or ça fait longtemps qu'il n'a pas téléphoné he hasn't phoned for ages [fam] il est mort depuis longtemps he died a long time ago il n'y a pas si longtemps c'était encore possible it was still possible until quite recently

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