in times past

idiom

: in the past
farming methods used in times past

Examples of in times past in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Doing so in times past led to some of its biggest successes, as in efforts to eradicate infectious diseases: Both GAVI, the vaccine alliance, and CEPI, the Coalition on Epidemics Preparedness Innovations, were launched at Davos. Peter Vanham, Fortune, 18 Jan. 2024 Gas has been more expensive in times past, but not often. Mark Zandi For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 22 Dec. 2021 The questionnaire had been longer than in times past. Tamarra Kemsley, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 Nov. 2022 Rising wealth in times past has made households more confident, leading to less saving and more spending. Mark Zandi For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 24 Jan. 2022 Many employers now have an open-door policy that would have been unheard of in times past. Dylan Taylor, Forbes, 16 May 2022 There is long walk to the House of Lords, stairs to her throne — and in times past, carriages. Danica Kirka, ajc, 10 May 2022 This is racial scapegoating, growing from the same depraved ideology that in times past has conferred guilt and blame on entire people groups based solely on race. Michael Farris, National Review, 9 June 2021 Deciding its next move following the latest defeat of a 5.5 mill operating levy Nov. 3 could be a lot more challenging for the Brunswick School Board than in times past. Brian Lisik, cleveland, 7 Nov. 2020

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“In times past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20times%20past. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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