Definition of those were the days in English:

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those were the days

Used to assert that a particular past time was better than the present.
Example sentences
  • And those were the days when you could still get generous grants for poor families.
  • Oh, those were the days… We'll always have the memories.
  • Ah, those were the days… when a young, nubile female could hitchhike safely in this country…
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