“Long” in the news
|long and wide|
Publications and example sentences
· Wife of officer charged with murder of George Floyd says she's divorcing him →
The long history of protest action here meant that protesters urged each other to walk while fleeing to avoid a stampede, and many carried jugs of milk to pour into eyes burning from the gas.
· Govt's decision to revise MSME definition was long due; relief amid coronavirus to boost investments →
The need for an upward revision of these thresholds was long due since many entities apprehended taking in more investment due to fear of missing out on MSME benefits and consequently blocked their path to growth and increasing their revenues.
The China Post
· Before Floyd death, activists saw progress on police reforms →
Minneapolis — a city of nearly 430,000 that is 60% white, 19% black and 9% Hispanic — has a long history of economic and educational disparities that have marginalized black residents for decades, despite its reputation for progressive values.
· COVID-19: Air India pilot tests positive for Coronavirus, Vande Bharat Mission flight returns mid-way →
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that fighting Coronavirus pandemic is a ‘long battle’.
· Police violence in America: six years after Ferguson, George Floyd's killing shows little has changed →
“The number of people who are taking responsibility for their own actions has yet to reach critical mass by a long shot.
· How to grow berries →
From raspberries to gooseberries, blackcurrants or tayberries, we can enjoy soft fruit all summer long
· Small wonders: choose pot plants for a perfect summer display →
I’m fairly addicted to the Pot Company’s Long Tom Terracini range: simple, attractive and sturdy.
· Rose Byrne: ‘You understand why feminists are furious – we’re still talking about this?’ →
Before now, it has been rare for the couple to be in one city for long, unbroken periods of time.
· 'Things fall apart': the apocalyptic appeal of WB Yeats's The Second Coming →
Yeats was justified in taking the long view.
· Children’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels →
Kat had moved a long way from her roots on the estate, and global superstardom was just around the corner – but can Nik and Norva figure out who had reason to contrive an “accident”?