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long haul

1. A long distance: It is a long haul from New York to Los Angeles.
2. A long period of time: Over the long haul the candidates performed well.

long′-haul′ adj.
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long′ haul′



pertaining to or engaged in the transport of freight over long distances: long-haul trucking.
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[ˈlɒŋˌhɔːl] ADJ [flight] → de larga distancia
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