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    We would like that you share your long-standing practices with us.

    If I want to say that something lasts long (for many years), i.e. that these practices are based on a lot of experience, can I use long-standing or can you suggest a better adjective?
    Is there an adjective or a phrase which means "for many years" and includes the word "year"?
    Last edited by Meja; 27-Mar-2016 at 10:22.

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    Re: long

    "long-standing" is fine.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    #3

    Re: long

    ...and 'longstanding' (one word) would have been a better thread title.

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    Re: long

    Quote Originally Posted by Meja View Post
    We would like that you share your long-standing practices with us.
    A more natural sentence would say We would like you to​ share your longstanding practices with us.
    I am not a teacher.

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