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the mists of time

used to show that something happened a very long time ago and is difficult to remember clearly
岁月的迷雾;久远的年代
The precise details of what happened have been lost in the mists of time.
事件的确切细节已湮没在岁月的迷雾中。
In the past
Translations of “the mists of time”
in Chinese (Traditional) 歲月的迷霧, 久遠的年代…
(Definition of the mists of time from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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