longueurs


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longueurs

- Boring periods of time or parts of a book, play, music, or movie are longueurs.
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Of course, there are terrible longueurs in it, and you do get tired of the same story told over and over from the different points of view, and yet it is such a great story, and unfolded with such a magnificent breadth and noble fulness, that one who blames it lightly blames himself heavily.
L'USO est devancee de 3 longueurs par le Wydad Temara qui vient en 15 e place et qui a egalement fait match nul avec le Rachad Bernoussi (0-0).
Avec cette victoire, le Barca (1er, 69 pts) franchit un nouveau pas vers le titre avec huit longueurs d'avance sur son dauphin "colchonero" (61 pts) a onze journees de la fin du championnat.
Malgre ce premier succes dans ce Rugby Championship 2016, les Wallabies restent derniers au classement (4 pts), a une longueur de l'Argentine et deux longueurs des [beaucoup moins que] Boks [beaucoup plus grand que], loin derriere les All Blacks neo-zelandais, seuls au monde avec 15 points et trois victoires tranquilles.
The BBC Philharmonic's playing is weighty and thrusting as required, and Gianandrea Noseda ensures any longueurs are minimized.
Les Corsaires du Bouregreg, qui totalisent 56 points, ne peuvent plus etre rattrapes par le Mouloudia d'Oujda, relegue a sept longueurs apres sa defaite a domicile contre la Jeunesse Kasba Tadla (0-1).
Le choc face a l'OM, qui pointe desormais a quatre longueurs, sera capital le week-end prochain.
There are political longueurs, but Banffy is a great storyteller and the huge scope of the book--1,000 pages even in a condensed translation--beautifully evokes the epoch, the architectum, the customs and the countryside of an empire that history rolled over and dismembered.
Sandra Bullock (right) carries the film through many of the longueurs, polishing some of the lack-lustre dialogue.
Novices drawn by a starry cast to the brilliant, troubling A Talking Picture (which opens in New York next month) may find themselves bored or bewildered, but his adherents will be undaunted by the film's mix of apocalyptic comedy and political allegory, its nurtured longueurs and stilted artifice.
The first act is tight, but the second act has some obvious padding, and suffers from longueurs as well as moments that are simply not believable, especially a scene in which the second wife begs for forgiveness from the betrayed.
I guess it breaks lots of the rules of commercial/information website design but, since the event is long over, that hardly matters, especially when the charming whimsy of its games and delicate interactive animation will keep you occupied through the immediate post-Christmas longueurs.