for old times' sake


for old times' sake
An appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something. Sometimes expressed in its Scots form, "for old long-since".

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  • for old times' sake — as a way of remembering something pleasant from the past. I thought we d take the train, just for old times sake …   New idioms dictionary

  • for old times' sake — so that you can remember a happy time in the past Let s go back to Brighton, for old times sake …   English dictionary

  • for old times' sake — in acknowledgement of a shared past. → sake …   English new terms dictionary

  • for old times sake — in memory of the past; in memory of our friendship …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • for auld lang syne — for old times sake …   Useful english dictionary

  • old — W1S1 [əuld US ould] adj comparative older superlative oldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not new)¦ 2¦(not young)¦ 3¦(age)¦ 4¦(that you used to have)¦ 5¦(familiar)¦ 6¦(very well known)¦ 7 the old days 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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