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1During the whole time that.‘they have been there as long as anyone can remember’
- ‘I'm not sure when this one got started, but it has been going on as long as I can remember.’
- ‘Ever have a picture on the wall, or something on a shelf that seemed to be there for as long as you can remember?’
- ‘There had been no rain in the valley for as long as the children could remember.’
- ‘The first house was empty, boarded up, and had been for as long as the boy could remember.’
- ‘For as long as I can remember, my home city has had pretensions to be something that it is not.’
- ‘Ducks have been part of the village scene in Bledington for as long as anyone can remember.’
- ‘He said it was a great day for the town and one he would remember as long as he lived.’
- ‘Scotland is a magnificent country which has voted Labour for as long as most of us can remember.’
- ‘His mother taught six- and seven-year-olds at the local school and had done for as long as he could remember.’
- ‘Newton's theory of gravity will be used as long as there are scientists on this planet.’
2Provided that.‘as long as you fed him, he would be cooperative’
- ‘They don't mind what anyone else does or is - so long as they get equal freedom in return.’
- ‘I don't care what I look like when fishing, so long as I am mobile and, if possible, not too hot or too cold.’
- ‘Security is not a problem as long as you never give anyone your password or security details.’
- ‘People have the right to live how they choose, so long as they do not place themselves or others in danger.’
- ‘What we do with our private lives seems not to matter, as long as it doesn't harm anyone else.’
- ‘These can be a good idea, as long as you remember to revisit your accounts at the end of the bonus period.’
- ‘We are happy for anyone to pick this up as long as it is not used for any commercial purpose.’
- ‘The government maintains that it does not matter who provides the services so long as they are publicly funded.’
- ‘There are few moral limits imposed, so long as what happens is between consenting adults.’
- ‘The advantage of the essay question is that you can play to your strengths - so long as what you write is relevant.’
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