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    Long lost

    Please, could you give me the definition of "Long-lost"?

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    Re: Long lost

    It simply means something or someone that has been lost for a long time.

    "While I was working in the garden, I was delighted to discover a long-lost teaspoon, buried years ago when the boys were making mud pies."

    [native speaker but not teacher]

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