del tiempo de Maricastaña
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This idiom may be literally translated as "from the times of Maricastaña."
del tiempo de Maricastaña
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (idiom) (from a long time ago)
a. ancient
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Hermano, este teléfono con tapa es del tiempo de Maricastaña. Creo que es hora de que te consigas uno nuevo.Dude, this flip phone is ancient. I think it's time for you to get a new one.
b. prehistoric
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Este libro de texto es del tiempo de Maricastaña. Describe a Filipinas como un territorio de los Estados Unidos.This textbook is prehistoric. It describes the Philippines as a U.S. territory.
c. medieval
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(views)
Mi tío Benny tiene unas opiniones del tiempo de Maricastaña cuando se trata de los roles de género.My uncle Benny has some medieval views about gender roles.
d. from the year dot (idiom) (United Kingdom)
Esta vajilla es del tiempo de Maricastaña. Mi abuela la usó en su boda.This dinner set is from the year dot. My grandma used it at her wedding.
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