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Lengthways:‘it has been sliced longways to show the internal structure’
- ‘I always try to bite Goldfish so that they split in my mouth longways.’
- ‘Slice the aubergines longways about 2cm thick.’
- ‘He put her in the back seat, longways, and quickly ran around to the driver's seat.’
- ‘She dragged herself into the lounge room and collapsed longways onto the sofa.’
- ‘Cut the potatoes in half longways, and score the flesh to a depth of about half an inch.’
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