A thing of the past

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Definition

It's a thing of the past: It's obsolete, outdated, old, archaic, dated, old-fashioned
idiom
With the arrival of mp3 players, CDs are becoming a thing of the past.

Examples

  • "Rupert : Soon however, fish and chips could become a thing of the past!"
  • "We guarantee that once you're finished reading it, your problem will be a thing of the past."
  • "The styles of the 80s may be a thing of the past, but the concept behind power dressing is as relevant as ever."

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