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    "By the time I finish, she has long since gone to bed."

    I can't understand 'since' here.

    Will it be right this way

    1) By the time I finish, she has gone to bed
    2) By the time I finish, she has long gone to bed

    Since? Since when??? What "since" is here for?

    Many thanks.

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    Long since= long ago (here)

    I see!
    Many thanks!

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