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.
A 33 ans, l'Espagnol, N.2 mondial, compte desormais dix-huit couronnes en Grand Chelem et revient a deux longueurs du record detenu par Roger Federer.
Grace a ce succes, difficile mais meritee, le KACM se hisse a la 15e position avec 26 points, alors que l'IRT stagne la 3e place (39 pts) a 9 longueurs du Raja qui reste en 2 e place (49 pts) apres son match nul de (3-3) devant le RCOZ.
Occupant la 4e place avec un capital de 17 points dans son escarcelle, soit a trois longueurs des deux formations qui occupent actuellement le fauteuil de leader, le Mouloudia d'Alger tentera de profiter de cette aubaine pour remporter son match et rejoindre le duo USMA-MCO en tete du classement.
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).
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.
Apres ce nul, son 10e de la saison, pour 13 victoires et 4 defaites, le Raja (49 pts) reste 2e au classement mais a 4 longueurs derriere le WAC, qui compte encore deux matches en moins.
Apres 15 journees, les aghlabides occupent la 10eme place du classement general (13 points) a seulement trois longueurs d'avance sur la lanterne rouge l'US Monastir qu'ils recevront samedi 2 mars, pour le compte de la 16e journee.