Idiom:  at (long) last


Idiom:  at (long) last

  • after a long delay
  • after waiting a long time

Example sentences

— At last spring is here—I thought winter was never going to end.

— At long last I received my college diploma—I wasn’t sure I could do it.

— It took me three years but at long last I passed my CPA exam. 

— Our flight was cancelled so we arrived at long last at our hotel after 48 hours of travel.

— And at last, the moment you've been waiting for, here's Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

— We're relieved that at long last my daughter has settled down and had a baby.

— At last my credit card debt is finally at a reasonable balance and I can pay it off in two years.

— At long last I'm going back to my country to visit my family for three weeks.

— At last we received the fax from your doctor's office.

— The FedEx truck just pulled up. I think the documents have arrived at last.


  • in the end
  • it's about time

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