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English definition of “have a rare old time”

have a rare old time

mainly UK old-fashioned to enjoy yourself very much: We went on a tour of the city's bars and had a rare old time.Taking pleasure in something UK old-fashioned to have difficulty: We had a rare old time trying to get tickets.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
(Definition of have a rare old time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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