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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “a thing of the past”

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a thing of the past

something which no longer happens
往事
Giving up your seat to an older person seems to be a thing of the past.
现在好像很少有人给老人让座了。
Old or old-fashionedThe elderly
Translations of “a thing of the past”
in Chinese (Traditional) 往事…
(Definition of a thing of the past from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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