Learn how to use length in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.

The data suggest that the optimum length of a lecture may be 30 instead of 60 minutes.

The local school board would go to any length to ban that book.

The length of the article is not to exceed 1000 words.

The movie got more and more exciting, until at length, people were sitting on the edge of their chairs.

The length of a day or a year varies but little.

Measure the length of the stick with a ruler.

I will not go to the length of saying such things.

At length, we reached the top of the mountain.

At length, my wish was realized.

At length, he began to cry.

It is thirty meters in length.

The cat lay at full length on the road.

Can you measure the length?

Divide its length and breadth by ten.

The plan was given up at length because funds ran short.

The length of our stay there will be one week.

A centimeter is a unit of length.

The length of this ship is 30 meters.

This river is 500 miles in length.

This bridge is twice the length of that one.

I don't know the exact length of this bridge.

Could you cut it shoulder length?

Maximum length: 200 words.

We debated the matter at length.

I can tell you the reason at full length.

At length, I found his house.

I walked the length of the street.

I like to wear my skirts knee length.

We discussed the problem at length.

For his length of loyal service to his organization, he was only repaid in chicken feed.

The teacher explained the new lesson at length to the students.

The ship at length reached the home port.

To calculate the volume, multiply the length by the width by the depth.

There was a long silence. At length she said, "So you're leaving me."

A cat lay at full length on the roof.

I have had my hair cut shoulder length.

His diary was a kind of list of events, though he commented at length once in a while.

He measured the length of the bed.

He lay at full length on the grass.

He explained the reason at length.

He explained it at length.

At length, he came to understand the theory.

He explained at length what had been decided.

He explained the facts at length.

He lay at full length on the floor.

He lay on the mat at full length.

He went to the length of saying that he would never speak to her again.

She keeps him at arm's length these days.

The average length is seven hours and forty-five minutes, not much different from what a lot of humans need.

To calculate the capacity, multiply the length by the width by the depth.

I'm looking for a coat. I'm short so the length should be on the short side, and as refined a design as possible.

The party leader rattled on at great length about future policies.

And with all their charms they are not of a kind to maintain their influence over us for any length of time, when we know that they are nonentities.

They were determined to travel the length of Vietnam in just eight days.

Pythagoras' theorem allows you to calculate the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

It's a concrete bridge, but several places along its length have collapsed.

How do you derive the length of the circumference? I've forgotten.

For the sake of completeness, let us mention that the ring R, considered as a module over itself, has submodules of arbitrarily large finite length.

What's the length of this bridge?

The penis of a dwarf elephant can reach the half meter in length.

A ruler can measure something up to twelve inches in length.

We discussed the subject at length.

How do you calculate the length of the circumference? I've forgotten.

Along the whole length of the pew hymnals are placed at regular intervals.

By morning the clouds had lifted and the whole length of the Himalayas lay before us in all its splendor.

My hair is the same length as Jane's.

Her hair grew back to it's original length.

He is inclined to argue at great length.

Men have a longer ring finger than index finger, while both fingers tend to be the same length for women.

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

With text we mean any communicative situation of significant length.

The prime minister spoke about the financial crisis at length.

The length of days and the length of years hardly vary at all.

The length of days and the length of years hardly vary at all.

This bridge is two times the length of that bridge.

The square of the length of the hypotenuse of any right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of its base and vertical sides.

We discussed the topic at length.

He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world's believing him.

The white shark frequently attains, in the tropical seas, the length of more than 30 feet.

The length of one side of a triangle is always less than the sum of the lengths of the other two.

We'll go to any length to send our child to a good university.

What is the length of this piece of cloth?

But day does daily draw my sorrows longer, and night does nightly make grief's length seem longer.

I'm interested in data related to the Great Wall. What are its length, breadth and height?

A square is a shape with four sides of equal length and ninety degree corners.

An equilateral triangle has three sides of equal length.

Crying as if his heart would break, the Marionette mourned for hours over the length of his nose.

The shape of the fingernails and their length is such a personal matter that as a result it's difficult to give advice.

The legislator talked at length with his constituents about beach erosion.

Suppose I remove, starting with hair one inch in length, leaving hair a half inch in length. Is that shaving?

Suppose I remove, starting with hair one inch in length, leaving hair a half inch in length. Is that shaving?

She measured the length of the room.

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Tom measured the length of the board.

The length of the frost-free season (and the corresponding growing season) has been increasing nationally since the 1980s, with the largest increases occurring in the western United States, affecting ecosystems and agriculture. Across the United States, the growing season is projected to continue to lengthen.

Clearly, the Time Traveller proceeded, any real body must have extension in four directions: it must have Length, Breadth, Thickness, and Duration.

At length one shell cracked, and then another, and from each egg came a living creature that lifted its head and cried, "Peep, peep."

The winter grew colder and colder; he was obliged to swim about on the water to keep it from freezing, but every night the space on which he swam became smaller and smaller. At length it froze so hard that the ice in the water crackled as he moved, and the duckling had to paddle with his legs as well as he could, to keep the space from closing up. He became exhausted at last, and lay still and helpless, frozen fast in the ice.

The tails of comets can reach 150 million kilometers in length!

If someone has sharpened blades in their hand, no matter the length, or their training, they always are a threat.

The cat was lying stretched out at full length in the sunlight streaming through the window.