English version

at (some/great etc) length

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat (some/great etc) lengthat (some/great etc) lengtha) LONG TIMEif you talk at length about something, you talk about it for a long timespeak/talk etc at length πŸ”Š The young people spoke at length about their experiences. πŸ”Š We’ve already discussed the subject at great length. b) literaryAFTER after a long time πŸ”Š β€˜I don’t agree, ’ she said at length. β†’ length
Examples from the Corpus
at (some/great etc) lengthβ€’ This argument is both diversionary and, at length, immobilizing.β€’ Moreover, they were journalists from a premier worldwide newsgathering organization, playing themselves and at great length in a feature-film fantasy.β€’ The distinctions between kinds of complex idea are considered at some length in the Essay.β€’ An example may, in consequence, be worth considering at some length.β€’ All the torments of the one class and the joys of the other are described at length.β€’ Their objections, based on religious grounds, are discussed at length in the opinion.β€’ The criteria employed for the weeding process are discussed at some length in Chapter 11.β€’ Standing in the farmyard, Giles Aplin also spoke to Seb at some length.
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