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Meaning of “for old times' sake” in the English Dictionary

"for old times' sake" in British English

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for old times' sake

If you do something for old ​times' ​sake, you do it in ​order to ​remember a ​happytime that you had in the past: We should all ​meet up again - just for old ​times' ​sake.
(Definition of for old times' sake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for old times’ sake" in American English

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for old times’ sake

done as a ​reminder of the good ​times you had in the past: Let me ​buy you ​lunch, for ​oldtimes’ ​sake.
(Definition of for old times’ sake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “for old times' sake”
in Chinese (Simplified) 看在旧日的情分上, 念及老交情…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看在舊日的情分上, 念及老交情…
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