There are 2 main translations of lange in English:

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lange

Stressed vowel length and/or separability: lạnge
also: länger, am längsten

Adverb

  • 1
    a long time
    er ist schon lange fertig
    he finished long ago
    lange schlafen/arbeiten
    sleep/work late
    bist du schon lange hier?
    have you been here long?
    es ist schon lange/länger her, dass …
    it's a long time/some time since …
    es ist noch gar nicht lange her, dass ich ihn gesehen habe
    it's not long since I saw him
    I saw him not long ago
    [es dauert] nicht mehr lange, und es gibt Ärger
    it won't be long before there's trouble
    da kannst du lange warten
    you can wait for ever
    sie wird es nicht mehr lange machen
    [umgangssprachlich]
    she won't last much longer
    was fragst du noch lange?
    why do you keep asking questions?
    länger 3
  • 2 (bei weitem) See examples:das ist [noch] lange nicht alles
    that's not all by any means
    that's not all, not by a long chalk or shot
    [umgangssprachlich]
    er spielt lange nicht so gut Tennis wie du
    he doesn't play tennis nearly or anything like as well as you
    er ist noch lange nicht so weit
    he's got a long time to go till then

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There are 2 main translations of lange in English:

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Länge
Pronunciation: / ˈlɛŋə /

Femininum Länge, Längen

  • 7Pl. (in einem Film, Theaterstück usw.)
    long drawn-out or tedious scene
    (in einem Buch)
    long drawn-out or tedious passage

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