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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Past grievances.

Usage examples (41)
  • We say "let bygones be bygones" to people who have had a disagreement in the past when we want them to move forward leaving their disagreement in the past.
  • But who can recall bygones, Arthur; or wrong steps in life?
  • Sithole had seen her several times since then, but they never discussed the allegation as he considered it "bygones".
  • Did someone just declare "bygones" and we all forgot about it? for more
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