as long as your arm
- a list that is as long as your arm is very long
He has a list of qualifications as long as your arm.
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as long as your arm — informal phrase a list that is as long as your arm is very long He has a list of qualifications as long as your arm. Thesaurus: words used to describe lengthhyponym length and widthsynonym Main entry … Useful english dictionary
(a) list as long as your arm — a list as long as (your) arm if you say a list is as long as your arm, you mean that it is very long. Anyway, I d better make a start. I ve got a list as long as my arm of jobs to do … New idioms dictionary
arm — arm1 W1S1 [a:m US a:rm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(body)¦ 2¦(weapons)¦ 3¦(furniture)¦ 4¦(clothing)¦ 5 be up in arms 6 with open arms 7 somebody would give their right arm to do something 8 hold something at arm s length 9 keep/hold s … Dictionary of contemporary English
arm — 1 noun (C) 1 BODY one of the two long parts of your body between your shoulders and your hands: Mom put her arms around me to comfort me. | Pat appeared carrying a large box under his arm. | a broken arm | with arms folded/crossed (=with your… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
arm — I [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)m[/t]] PART OF YOUR BODY OR OF SOMETHING ELSE ♦ arms 1) N COUNT Your arms are the two long parts of your body that are attached to your shoulders and that have your hands at the end. She stretched her arms out... He had a large parcel … English dictionary
long — long1 [ lɔŋ ] adjective *** ▸ 1 measurement/distance ▸ 2 lasting long time ▸ 3 measuring distance/time ▸ 4 book/letter/list ▸ 5 clothes ▸ 6 about ball in sports ▸ 7 drink: in tall glass ▸ 8 about vowel ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) measuring a large amount… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
long — long1 W1S1 [lɔŋ US lo:ŋ] adj comparative longer superlative longest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(great length)¦ 2¦(great distance)¦ 3¦(large amount of time)¦ 4¦(particular length/distance/time)¦ 5¦(writing)¦ 6¦(clothing)¦ 7¦(tiring/boring)¦ … Dictionary of contemporary English
long — I [[t]lɒ̱ŋgɪst, AM lɔ͟ːŋgɪst[/t]] TIME ♦ longest 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with v, oft ADV adv/prep Long means a great amount of time or for a great amount of time. Repairs to the cable did not take too long... Have you known her parents long?... I… … English dictionary
long — 1 adjective 1 OBJECT/LINE measuring a great length or a greater length than usual from one end to the other: Cher used to have really long hair. | The line to get into the movie was so long we gave up. | The Aleutian Islands form the longest… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
long — I UK [lɒŋ] / US [lɔŋ] adjective Word forms long : adjective long comparative longer superlative longest *** 1) lasting for a large amount of time It s a long time since I saw Rachel. There was a long pause before he spoke. Many people face a long … English dictionary