days gone by


: days/times in the past : bygone days
They have many happy memories of days gone by.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Every year, the island celebrates July Fourth with a beach parade and fireworks over the bay. 12 Old Orchard Beach, Maine Old Orchard Beach, about 30 minutes south of Portland, has seven miles of beach as well as a historic pier and boardwalk harkening back to days gone by. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 17 May 2023 General mayhem seems to have dominated the news in April in days gone by. Baltimore Sun, 21 Apr. 2023 In the deepening dusk a graceful cascade of light drops from above, reminding visitors of days gone by. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 11 Nov. 2022 Companies now have mobile apps and ecommerce platforms for customers to order anytime anywhere instead of before the doors close at 5 O’clock at the bricks-and-mortar shop of days gone by. Keith Ferrazzi, Fortune, 3 Mar. 2022 She’s surrounded by mementos of days gone by from her birthplace of Wotton-under-Edge, England. Vincent T. Davis, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Dec. 2021 Of course, no two nurseries are the same, and many moms and dads still decorate with the bright yellows, reds, and blues of days gone by. Amelia Tait, Wired, 26 Nov. 2021 The Fruit Cake Follies’ Campy sendup of classic Christmas variety specials from days gone by. Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2021 Bring home the charm with these quaint signs—guaranteed to evoke happy memories of days gone by, while creating new ones at the same time. Sarah Lemire, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Nov. 2021 See More

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“Days gone by.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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