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be long

be long(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be long in duration)
a. ser largo
The movie is good, but it's long.La película está bien, pero es larga.
2. (to take long)
a. tardar
We're going to the grocery store, but we won't be long.Vamos al supermercado, pero no vamos a tardar.
b. demorarse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'm going into the pharmacy. - OK, but don't be long. We have to catch the bus in less than ten minutes.Voy a entrar a la farmacia. - Está bien, pero no te demores. Tenemos que tomar el autobús en menos de diez minutos.
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