for days at a time


for days at a time
for days/weeks/etc at a time phrase
continuously for a period of several days weeks etc

He would go off for days at a time without telling anyone where he was.

Thesaurus: all the time and alwayssynonym
Main entry: time

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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