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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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Voge had the best mark of the day in the high jump - 6 feet, 9 inches - and was runner-up to Kinnaman in the long jump.
In the U-17 section, Jenny Kilcourse, of Marsh House, won both the 800m and long jump with her club-mate Catherine Fleming winning the high jump.
U15 boys: Alex Dixon (first 100m, second - 200m); Hedley Wordsworth (second - B 100m, third - B 200m); Nathan Wood-Gordon (second - 300m & long jump); Nathan Alfod (first - B 300m); Cameron Spence (first 800m); Ryan Stallard (first - 800m); Luke Petit (second - 1500m); Oscar Brown (second - B 1500m); Adam Cowperthwaite (first - high jump, second - sprint hurdles & javelin); Tom Macleod (first - hammer, second - discus); D Brazukas (third - B discus & shot); Matthew Barnell (second - B shot); Finn Cousin-Dawson (second - B long jump and high jump).
A second gold medal at the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Championships also completed a high jump-long jump double achieved only once before at the event, by Mary Rand, the 1964 Olympic long jump champion, in 1966.
It was a superb two days of competition for the 18-yearold, whose 14:72m in the triple jump and 7:20m in the long jump were both new pbs.
My coach wants me to do 400 metres, I want to try long jump and I could always try to aim for the records again, so there's different things but after the season we'll decide what we want to do and work on that next season.
h And Bolt says the idea of emulating his hero Jesse Owens (left), who won long jump gold in the 1936 Games, appeals to him.
21 metres in the long jump, good enough to win but down on her best this year of 6.
Focusing on three events as opposed to her traditional seven may have typically given Thompson an easy day at the office but the timing of each competition on the day saw the youngster performing in the long lump competition between heats in the 100 metre hurdles and even marking out her run-up for the long jump in between jumps during high jump battle.
The other gold medal winners in this age section are Preethi Purushotham and Sherina George in the long jump and shot put events.
Lane Seals won the long jump with a mark of 21-113/4 and Elliot Adams captured the discus with a throw of 147-10 to lead North Bend to the first-day team lead with 68 points after five finals events at the Far West League championships in North Bend.
Anderson won the 300-meter hurdles, 110 hurdles and long jump while taking second in the high jump to lead the Taft of Woodland Hills boys' team to its first City team title since 2001.