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    a long ways to go

    I saw some English sentences using this phrase.
    I have no idea why there was a "s" follow with the word "way"?

    1, We've got a long ways to go to get to that level but we're working at it.
    2, Be happy about how far you've come so far, even if you have a long ways to go yet.
    3, And most of, kind of the first act, is also pretty playable, but we still have a long ways to go.

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    Re: a long ways to go

    In American English ways is often used as an equivalent of way in phrases such as a long ways to go. The usage is acceptable but is usually considered informal.

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