month of Sundays


month of Sundays
noun
a time perceived as long
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I hadn't seen him in a month of Sundays

Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism
Hypernyms: ↑long time, ↑age, ↑years

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phrasal
Usage: usually capitalized S
: an indefinitely long time

hadn't been anywhere for a month of Sundays


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  • month of Sundays — {n. phr.}, informal A very long time. Used for emphasis after for or in and usually with a negative verb. * /I have not had devil s food cake in a month of Sundays./ * /When he got her first letter, he felt that he had not heard from her for a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • month of Sundays — {n. phr.}, informal A very long time. Used for emphasis after for or in and usually with a negative verb. * /I have not had devil s food cake in a month of Sundays./ * /When he got her first letter, he felt that he had not heard from her for a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • month\ of\ Sundays — n. phr., informal a very long time. Used for emphasis after for or in and usually with a negative verb. I have not had devil s food cake in a month of Sundays. When he got her first letter, he felt that he had not heard from her for a month of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • month of Sundays — noun A very long time; too long. It seems like it’s been a month of Sundays since we saw him last …   Wiktionary

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  • month of Sundays — See a month of Sundays …   English idioms

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  • a month of Sundays — see under ↑Sunday • • • Main Entry: ↑month a month of Sundays A long time • • • Main Entry: ↑Sunday * * * informal a very long, seemingly endless period of time no one will find them in a …   Useful english dictionary