Definition of “when sb was a (mere) twinkle in their father's eye” - English Dictionary

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“when sb was a (mere) twinkle in their father's eye” in British English

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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)

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