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    Default definitely a long time coming

    What is the meaning of "coming" here? "Expecting" seems to be corrected to "expected" if it is to be an answer.

    Q. Choose the right answer
    A: Congratulations on being named the new head editor.
    B:Thanks, It was definitely a long time ____a_____
    a)coming
    b)foreseeing
    c)becoming
    d)expecting
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    Default Re: definitely a long time coming

    A long time coming is an idiom meaning: it took a long time for this to happen.

    People use it when they have been waiting for something to happen over a long period of time.

    These particular words only makes sense when used this way.

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    Default Re: definitely a long time coming

    As a matter of interest [forinteress ], what is b

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