ancient history
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ancient history(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (history before 476 AD)
a. historia antigua
I'm fascinated by ancient history, and I have been studying the Roman Empire.Me fascina la historia antigua, y he estado estudiando el Imperio romano.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(old news)
a. historia antigua
Are you and Molly still fighting? - No, that's ancient history!¿Tú y Molly siguen peleando? - No, ¡eso es historia antigua!
b. cosa vieja
Jordan and Katie dated. But that's ancient history.Jordan y Katie salieron juntos. Pero eso es cosa vieja.
c. periódico de ayer
I think I need to apologize for our last meeting. - Don't worry about that. It's ancient history.Creo que necesito disculparme por nuestra última reunión. - No te preocupes por eso. Eso es periódico de ayer.
d. agua pasada
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Why can't you get over that argument? It's ancient history.¿Por qué no tratas de olvidar aquella discusión? Es agua pasada.
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