the year dot

the year dot Brit. informal a very long time ago.
Main Entry: dot

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • (the) year dot — the year dot informal phrase a time far in the past She’s been working here since the year dot. Thesaurus: general words for the pastsynonym Main entry: year * * * the year ˈdot …   Useful english dictionary

  • the year dot — (informal) The very beginning of time • • • Main Entry: ↑dot the year dot see under ↑dot1 • • • Main Entry: ↑year …   Useful english dictionary

  • the year dot — informal a time far in the past She s been working here since the year dot …   English dictionary

  • the year dot Brit. — the year dot Brit. informal a very long time ago. → dot …   English new terms dictionary

  • since the year dot — since/from/the year dot phrase since a very long time ago We’ve known each other since the year dot. Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym Main entry: dot …   Useful english dictionary

  • from the year dot — since/from/the year dot phrase since a very long time ago We’ve known each other since the year dot. Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym Main entry: dot …   Useful english dictionary

  • from the year dot — from/since the year dot British & Australian, American for a very long time. Children have been fascinated by ghost stories since the year dot …   New idioms dictionary

  • since the year dot — from/since the year dot British & Australian, American for a very long time. Children have been fascinated by ghost stories since the year dot …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the year dot — phrasal Britain : in the year one : as long ago as anyone can count says that he used this system in the year dot Motor …   Useful english dictionary

  • In the year dot — a very long time ago …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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