before long

[ lawng, long ]SEE DEFINITION OF before long

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEFORE LONG

Before long the Athenians began to feel the difficulties of their position.

Before long Hermes' right foot was found imbedded in the clay.

Before long he had forgotten all about this conversation, and all was as before.

Before long they reached a sort of glen, at the bottom of which was a winding river.

I knew that before long she'd notice I was shirking the face.

Before long it was roaring, and diffusing a genial warmth on all sides.

It is possible that something I shall do before long may seriously offend you.

I have good reasons which I will explain to you before long.

I expect that before long I shall have to take to typewriting.

The youth imitated him, and before long his hunger had disappeared.

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