at\ long\ last

at\ long\ last
• at last
• at long last
adv. phr.
After a long time; finally.

The war had been long and hard, but now there was peace at last.

The boy saved his money until at last he had enough for a bicycle.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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