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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in length or time)
a. igual de largo
The film is not as good as "Lawrence of Arabia" but it's just as long.La película no es tan buena como "Lawrence de Arabia" pero es igual de larga.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The planned 20-minute meeting lasted twice as long.La reunión que iba a ser de 20 minutos duró el doble de tiempo.
There's an endless list of grievances from the workers, but the employer's list is almost as long.Hay una interminable lista de quejas de los trabajadores, pero la del empresario es casi tan extensa.
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