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the mists of time

used to show that something ​happened a very ​longtime ago and is ​difficult to ​rememberclearly: The ​precisedetails of what ​happened have been lost in the ​mists of ​time.
(Definition of the mists of time from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the mists of time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 岁月的迷雾, 久远的年代…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歲月的迷霧, 久遠的年代…
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