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English definition of “make up for lost time”

make up for lost time

to enjoy an experience as much as possible because you did not have the opportunity to do it earlier in life: I didn't travel much in my twenties but I'm certainly making up for lost time now.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of make up for lost time from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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