It is possible that prices could mark time for a prolonged period while earnings catch up.
Drought is a prolonged , abnormally dry period when there is not enough water to meet normal or expected needs.
Because of the prolonged dry spell, drought had hit various parts of the region.
The prolonged period of peace in Europe has created a dangerous temptation to neglect our defences, both physical and psychological.
With two single player campaigns, Enclave provides a lengthy and prolonged battle for both sides.
There are plenty of potatoes in the ground and it looks like a prolonged drought or difficult harvest will be required to lift prices.
With surgical procedures to follow, it can mean a prolonged period in hospital and recuperating afterwards at home.
We would view any period of prolonged weakness in the oil sector as a buying opportunity.
His international career will also be put on hold for the autumn internationals while he begins a prolonged recovery period.
There will be a prolonged recovery period because of the damage the lorry sustained and its precarious position.