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HSK
everlasting / perpetual / lasting / forever / permanent
how long?
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  *久* | 久* | *久
(long) time / (long) duration of time
HSK 3
quite a while
for a very long time
long (tradition, history etc)
HSK 5
(for a) long time
lasting / enduring / persistent / permanent / protracted / endurance / persistence / to last long
HSK 6
for a long time / for ages
already a long time
long-established / time-honored
durable / long-lasting
long-lasting / durable
enduring while the world lasts (idiom) / eternal
over time / as time passes / in the fullness of time
old / ancient / far away
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)
(haven't done sth) for a long time / a long time since we last met
long time no see
permanent
to wait for a long time
unfailing / never-ending
constant / persistent / long-lasting / eternal
not long ago / not long before
a good while / a long time
to meet again after a long period of separation
permanent residency
Auld Lang Syne, Scottish song with lyrics by Robert Burns 羅伯特·伯恩斯|罗伯特·伯恩斯, sung to mark the start of a new year or as a farewell / also rendered 友誼萬歲|友谊万岁 or 友誼天長地久|友谊天长地久
period of ... years
long-term peace and stability (of governments)
seasoned / honed to perfection over centuries / special reserve
not long ago
prolonged war / war of attrition
enduring while the world lasts (idiom, from Laozi); eternal / for ever and ever (of friendship, hate etc) / also written 天長地久|天长地久
well tested (idiom); seasoned / veteran
lit. I've admired you for a long time (honorific). / I've been looking forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
to accumulate over time
familiarity breeds fondness (idiom)
to attack for a long time without success
lasting peace / enduring peace
old and in a state of disrepair (idiom) / dilapidated
ancient history
permanent resident / person with the right to live in a country or territory
just as distance determines the stamina of a horse, so does time reveal a person's true heart (proverb)
long ago / a long time since
(proverb) a long illness makes the patient into a doctor
a long period of separation
durable
a long period of separation
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)
a long time
(neologism c. 2006) if you live long enough, you'll see everything / Just incredible!
I have been looking forward to meeting you for a long time (idiom)
to stay for a long time
honorific: I've long looked forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
to grow old with unfailing eyes and ears (idiom)
a very long time (etymology: in mathematics, n represents an arbitrarily large number)
after a long time (idiom)
a permanent magnet
to leave uncultivated for a long time / by extension, to neglect one's work / to remain single
Japanese surname and place name Oukubo
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. things are constantly changing
to become more resolute with the passing of time (idiom)
permafrost
your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)
to accompany over long term
at death's door
to fail to return a borrowed item
Permanent Virtual Circuit / PVC
my old illness / chronic condition
Kubo (Japanese surname)
not long (after) / before too long / soon / soon after
Oukubo Toshimichi (1830-1878), Japanese politician
to last for an eternity (idiom)
an instant or an eternity
persistent agent
for a long time
I've admired your reputation for a long time (idiom); I've been looking forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
protracted (idiom) / long and drawn-out
long illness makes the patient into a good doctor (idiom)


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