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(especially of a person) having had a specified role or identity for a long time.‘his longtime friend and colleague’
- ‘The long-time friends say there is no similar book on the market for horse riders such as themselves.’
- ‘Instead, what you will see is two young boys embracing each other, like long-time friends.’
- ‘It pains me to say this, because I've been a long-time fan of narrative cinema.’
- ‘I really wanted to just leave Ken here and go out on my own to find my long-time online friend.’
- ‘Robby stepped up to the plate again the other day, and I was pleased he's been a long-time friend.’
- ‘Her long-time neighbour has a friend in helping her to mow her lawn.’
- ‘Wu is one of those long-time friends that Lee had said he found hard to criticise.’
- ‘With long-time friends and family nearby, he's reluctant to give it all up for work.’
- ‘What trial was this, that she should go through it without the support of her long-time friends?’
- ‘As long-time readers will know, I am partial to full beards on men.’
- ‘The elections also marked the ousting of Turkey's long-time dominant political class.’
- ‘Even long-time residents don't realise how many events happen daily and nightly in this diverse, cosmopolitan city.’
- ‘As a long-time fan, I have to say that this post by John might be your best one yet.’
- ‘If you're a long-time fan, then by all means get this disc.’
- ‘They may depend on and refer to online friends the same way they do family and long-time acquaintances.’
- ‘Mr. Chow is a long-time family friend, and that is why I took interest in the details.’
- ‘Kas, a long-time resident of New Orleans, related her immense uncertainty Sunday afternoon.’
- ‘To one long-time friend, I am a very clear-headed, logical person.’
- ‘Peter looked at his long-time friend, who had gone as pale as his complexion allowed.’
- ‘Needing to secure the money, I called Ian, my long-time friend and financial adviser.’
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