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when sb was a (mere) twinkle in their father's eye

humorous
at a time before someone was born
(Definition of when sb was a (mere) twinkle in their father's eye from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “when sb was a (mere) twinkle in their father's eye”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人)还未出世的时候…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人)還未出世的時候…
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