How can I use long since?
How to use Long-since in a sentence
- It had been too long since he recited them; five summers had passed since he was freed from the underground.
- Had it been that long since she talked to Mary?
- She’d long since forgiven him for cheating on her.
What does the phrase long since mean?
Definition of long since 1 : long ago promises long since forgotten. 2 : for a long time has long since been a devoted friend.
Has been since meaning?
1 : from a definite past time until now has stayed there ever since. 2 : before the present time : ago long since dead.
What does long since gone mean?
It means “who have been dead for a long time.”
Is long since correct?
If you say that something has long since happened, you mean that it happened a long time ago. Even though her parents have long since died, she still talks about them in the present tense.
Is long since forgotten?
Long Since Forgotten is an American band from Syracuse, New York….
|Long Since Forgotten|
|Origin||Syracuse, New York, USA|
|Genres||Emo Indie rock|
|Years active||1999–2009, 2012, 2017, 2019-|
|Labels||Rocketstar Recordings EVO Records|
Can we say since long?
Long since is standard English, but since long is definitely not (though we san say since long before [a particular time or event]. The sentence quoted by the OP contains either a typo or an error. Oh, and @linuxfansaysReinstateMonica, it’s I’ve stopped drinking beer, not to drink.
Has since been in a sentence?
A fourth suspect, older than the others, was arrested and has since been released. Hanging was suspended in the UK in 1965 and has since been entirely abolished. He was briefly foreign minister and has since been a diplomat at UN. (And has since been voted the most annoying Christmas number one ever).
Has been since or for?
We use since with a point in time in the past. For refers to periods of time, e.g. 3 years, 4 hours, ages, a long time, months, years. They’ve lived in Oxford since 2004. Since refers to a previous point in time.
Has been since sentence?
“It has been since the game was invented. That’s what Matt has been since he came back. It had been before, and it has been since. That was the highest it has been since April 2001.
Is long since an adverb?
Adverb. (idiomatic) Long ago; in the (distant) past. I don’t know why he asked me to do that, when I had long since finished it. The building has long since been demolished.
Can you say since a long time ago?
We would never say: Since a long time ago.
Is it since so long or for so long?
In the first place, the usual expression is “for so long,” not “since so long.” Second, a couple of months may or may not represent a long time.
When has been used?
Have been and has been are verb constructions that are used in the present perfect tense and the present perfect progressive tense. The present perfect tense identifies an action or a state that took place at an unspecified time in the past.
Is since long correct?
Neither is correct, sorry to say. The tense is wrong for one thing. As a clue to the right one, they started waiting in the past and they are still waiting now. Since is used to give a ‘time’ when the action started, so it needs some sort of time phrase after it.
Is since long time correct?
We use for with a period of time in the past, present or future. We use since with a point in time in the past. For refers to periods of time, e.g. 3 years, 4 hours, ages, a long time, months, years.