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from/since the year dot

UK (US from/since the year one) informal for an ​extremelylongtime: He's been in the ​localpantomime since the year ​dot.
(Definition of from/since the year dot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “from/since the year dot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 很长时间…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很長時間…
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