As long as

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Definition

as long as: on the condition that, providing that, if; as much time as
idiom
You can keep the car as long as you want. I have 3 other cars I can use.
Our business will continue to prosper as long as the economic situation does not change, in which case we will all need to find new jobs.

Examples

  • "And finally, as long as you're removing junk from the building, why don't you help Horatio clear out some of the junk from his office?"
  • "What I can say for certain, however, is that the future doesn't look bright for the Delavigne Corporation - at least as long as Bruno remains behind the steering wheel."
  • "You can come over, as long as you bring some rum, some rubber gloves and a towel."
  • "We have always benefited from a healthy tourist industry, and as long as our city remains an attractive tourist destination we will continue to do so."
  • "Philip, feel free to bring a date, as long as she doesn't mind that we talk a little business."
  • "It is guaranteed to prevent crime (as long as it's used in combination with several other methods, which I am also researching)."
  • "And as long as I've got my suit and tie"
  • "Sometimes I feel the company itself could be burning down, but as long as everything looked good on paper they would be satisfied."
  • "I am quite happy to consider any of the above options, as long as it's number 4."

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