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    #1

    Usage of long and longest (time)

    I have never been there long. Longest I have been there was two hours.

    Do the above sentences make sense?


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    Re: Usage of long and longest (time)

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    I have never been there long. Longest I have been there was two hours.

    Do the above sentences make sense?
    To prevent ambiguity from arising, say this:
    I have never spent long time there. The longest I have...

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    Re: Usage of long and longest (time)

    i'd say:

    I've never been there for a longer period. The longest were two hours.

    correct me if it's wrong

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