I have not seen him for a long time.
The practice has long been done away with.
I haven't heard anyone call him a late bloomer in a while. But I do wonder when he's going to grow up.
It has been long since they said the time of local government had come.
Pride goes before a fall.
It's such a long time since he left school.
Please forgive me for not having written for a long time.
I haven't seen you for a long time.
This custom became extinct a long time ago.