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for so long
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (for a finite period of time)
2. (for a long time)
a. por tanto tiempo
He was in the other room for so long that we thought he had left.Estaba el el otro cuarto por tanto tiempo que pensábamos que se había ido.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The streets are flooding because this storm has lasted for so long.Las calles se inundan porque esta tormenta ha durado tanto.
We've been together for so long that I know all his stories.Llevamos tanto tiempo juntos que conozco todos sus historias.
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