till/until the cows come home

idiom

informal
: for a very long time
They'll be arguing about this till the cows come home.

Examples of till/until the cows come home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those two are going to argue bitterly about oysters until the cows come home. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 As for autonomy, instead of robot rides aimed at taking us anywhere, the star of the show is likely to be John Deere’s self-driving tractor that promises to lighten the load on farmers by tilling the fields until the cows come home. Dallas News, 4 Jan. 2023

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“Till/until the cows come home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/till%2Funtil%20the%20cows%20come%20home. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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