for a dog's age

for a dog's age
a long time, 10-15 years, in a coon's age
  

We haven't seen Aunt Sophie for a dog's age - for years.


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  • dog's\ age — • dog s age • coon s age noun informal A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age. Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age. I waited for him for a dog s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dog's age — or[coon s age] {n.}, {informal} A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. * /Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age./ * /Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age./ * /I waited for him for a dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dog's age — or[coon s age] {n.}, {informal} A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. * /Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age./ * /Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age./ * /I waited for him for a dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dog's age — See for a dog s age …   English idioms

  • a dog's age — a long time, 10 15 years, a coon s age    Mel! I haven t seen you for a dog s age at least ten years! …   English idioms

  • in a dog's age — I you haven t done something in a dog s age, you haven t done it for a very long time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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