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This is the sheriff you're talking about, with a gun and badge that enforces the law. Nothing is going to stop me from cracking down on illegal immigration as long as the laws are there.
Joe Arpaio

Meaning of "as long as" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS LONG AS

as long as play
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WHAT DOES AS LONG AS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as long as in the English dictionary

The first definition of as long as in the dictionary is for or during just the length of time that. Other definition of as long as is inasmuch as; since. As long as is also provided that; if.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS LONG AS

as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how
as if
as is
as it were
as large as life
AS level
as likely as not
as much
as near as damn it
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as opposed to sth
as per
as per usual
as regards
as right as a trivet

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS LONG AS

as far as
as good as
as soon as
as well as
being as
even as
forasmuch as
in so far as
inasmuch as
insofar as
much as
so as
such as

Synonyms and antonyms of as long as in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as long as» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS LONG AS

Find out the translation of as long as to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as long as from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as long as» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

只要
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

siempre que
570 millions of speakers

English

as long as
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जब तक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طالما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так долго как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão longo quanto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যতক্ষন পর্যন্ত না
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à condition que
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Selagi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

solange
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

限り、
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

만큼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anggere
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

miễn là
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீண்ட காலமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जोपर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olduğu sürece
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fintanto che
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dopóki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так довго як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

atâta timp cât
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so lank as wat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

så länge som
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så lenge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as long as

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS LONG AS»

The term «as long as» is very widely used and occupies the 142 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS LONG AS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as long as» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as long as» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as long as

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS LONG AS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as long as.
1
Ralph Abernathy
You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
2
Henry Allingham
I don't mind if my future is long or short, as long as I'm doing the right thing. And as long as I behave for other people.
3
Julie Andrews
And I think as long as a song has beautiful lyrics, I'm so happy.
4
Joe Arpaio
This is the sheriff you're talking about, with a gun and badge that enforces the law. Nothing is going to stop me from cracking down on illegal immigration as long as the laws are there.
5
Josephine Baker
The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
6
Jessica Biel
I'm not going to give up doing interesting things. I'm going to do it as long as I possibly can and hopefully have longevity in this business.
7
Sabrina Bryan
Just know that as long as your family thinks you're amazing, then you really are amazing.
8
LeVar Burton
As long as we are engaged in storytelling that moves the culture forward, it doesn't matter what format it is.
9
Phil Crosby
The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.
10
Jim Cummings
As long as it comes across, the characters are well-served, the stories are good, and people like it, that's it for me. I'm a happy guy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS LONG AS»

Discover the use of as long as in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as long as and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
As Long As Trees Last
Large-hearted, hip, and hooky poems as sculpted as they are sensory.
Hoa Nguyen, 2012
2
Just as Long as We're Together
Rachel is Stephanie's best friend.
Judy Blume, 2012
3
As Long As It's Pink: The Sexual Politics of Taste: 2010 Edition
In this provocative book design historian Penny Sparke argues that, through its emphasis on masculine rather than feminine cultureùon, that is, production rather consumption, style rather than taste, and the public sphere rather than the ...
Penny Sparke, 2010
4
As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar ...
Rather than celebrating wedding traditions as they “used to be” and critiquing contemporary celebrations for their lavish leanings, this text provides a nuanced history of the American wedding and its celebrants.
Karen M. Dunak, 2013
5
As Long as They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial ...
This is a national history of American race relations, examined through the lens of housing discrimination. The book graphically demonstrates the variety of methods used by whites to thwart the racial integration of their neighbourhoods.
Stephen Grant Meyer, 2001
6
To Live as Long as Heaven and Earth: A Translation and Study ...
"This book marks a new milestone in the study of Chinese religious history.
Robert Ford Campany, 2002
7
As Long as We Both Shall Live: Two Novels
But April cannot tell Brandon about her illness. When April’s medical problems suddenly return, she must decide what to tell Brandon. Can the love she’s felt before help her now? From the Paperback edition.
Lurlene McDaniel, 2009
8
As Long as Space Endures: Essays on the Kalacakra Tantra in ...
This volume has been created to celebrate his long involvement with the Kalachakra teachings.
Edward A. Arnold, 2009
9
As Long as it Takes: Meeting the Challenge
Highlighting the achievements of one of the great sailboat racers of all time, the author reveals how he emerged from the Great Depression in Chicago to become one of a small group of people to have circumnavigated the globe via the five ...
William Pinkney, 2006
10
As Long As the Rivers Run: Hydroelectric Development and ...
In past treaties, the Aboriginal people of Canada surrendered title to their lands in return for guarantees that their traditional ways of life would be protected.
‎1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS LONG AS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as long as is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'It's legal, but ...' Most municipal employees can use marijuana as
Most municipal employees can use marijuana as long as it doesn't affect work. potpic.jpg. Recreational use of marijuana became legal in ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
2
Greece still has options, as long as panic doesn't win
Tony Aspromourgos does not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from ... «The Conversation AU, Jul 15»
3
BOJ Governor Kuroda: Will maintain QQE for as long as needed
Headlines via Reuters for the text of Kuroda's address to the BOJ branch manager's meeting. Nothing surprising from Kuroda there, all on script ... «ForexLive, Jul 15»
4
'I will try to stay as long as possible in Grand Mosque'
Being at the front of the House of God and the peace and tranquility in the Grand Mosque are feelings that cannot be described, said Egyptian ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Jul 15»
5
Ask me anything, as long as it is convenient
While citizen journalism still ignites much controversy and is still undergoing a transformation, there are several aspects that everyone agrees ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
6
As long as mothers have sons, strikers and goalies will come from …
When K'Ogalo's Michael Olunga scored four goals against Chemelil last weekend, my friend Abirry Wuoche Gweno was not very excited about ... «SDE Entertainment News, Jul 15»
7
Stay positive as long as 8370 on Nifty is not broken: Mitesh Thacker
My idea is very clear, as long as we are not breaking below 8,370, I would trade with a long bias. If Nifty moves above 8500 in not a big gap-up ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
8
Nick Grimshaw says his father will watch X Factor as long no Match …
However, Nick Grimshaw's father, Peter, has told the Radio One DJ that he will only be tuning in as long as it doesn't clash with his favourite ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Don Cayo: Retirees mostly find life good, as long as the money lasts
Money ups the odds of a happy retirement, and having a public service pension ups the odds of having enough money to retire in comfort. «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
10
Robin Lopez To Choose New York Knicks As Long As DeAndre …
Huge news has come out as Marc Stein reports that Robin Lopez will sign with the Knicks, as long as DeAndre Jordan doesn't sign there. «VAVEL.com, Jul 15»

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