In years

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Definition

(I haven't been there) in years: (I haven't been there) for many years, in a long time, for ages
idiom

Examples

  • "Icarus : But this is good – this is the first tax return I've filled out in 500 years!"
  • "My doctor has diagnosed me with high blood pressure, I've been sweating like a pig and I haven't had a good night's sleep in weeks!"
  • "You look like you haven't eaten in days and I hate eating alone."
  • "I haven't been in the office in weeks."
  • "I haven't seen one of these in years."
  • "Susie : Yes, but the city hasn't done anything with the space in years."
  • "I haven't been to that city in years."

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