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the good old days

If you talk about the good old days, you mean a time in the past when you believe life was better: I wish my grandma would stop going on about the good old days.
Translations of “the good old days”
in Chinese (Traditional) 美好的往昔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美好的陈年往事…
(Definition of the good old days from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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