as long as
  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see as, long
  2. (idiomatic) Provided that, if, assuming (depending upon some condition or requirement).
    I don't mind if he stays there, as long as he cleans up after himself when he's done.
    • 1997, Max Martin (author), Backstreet Boys, As Long as You Love Me
      I don't care who you are, where you're from, what you did, as long as you love me
  3. (idiomatic) Since, in view of the fact that.
    As long as you're here, you may as well help me with the garden.
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