of the distant or comparatively distant past;
"We met once long ago"
"they long ago forsook their nomadic life"
"left for work long ago"
"he has long since given up mountain climbing"
"This name has long since been forgotten"
- The dinosaurs disappeared long ago.
- She said she had seen the film long before.
- He had long nourished the dream of being an actor.
- For a long time he had wanted to take up writing.
- long since 很久以前
- long ago 很久以前