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English definition of “those were the days”

those were the days

life was better in the past: "Do you remember when ice cream cones used to cost 50 cents ?" " Yeah , those were the days !"
(Definition of those were the days from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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