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    We go back ages

    Hi, there.
    Could you please explain to me what go back ages does mean?

    Thank you, in advance, for your reply.

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    Re: We go back ages

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    Hi, there.
    Could you please explain to me what go back ages does mean?

    Thank you, in advance, for your reply.
    ages is an informal way of saying a long time

    If two people "go back ages", it means they've known each other for a long time.
    Similarly, "go back a long time".

    Ages can also be used in phrases like "it's been ages" (it has been a long time), "haven't seen you for ages" (haven't seen you in a long time).

    ex. It's been ages since I had a really good slice of cheese.

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    Re: We go back ages

    So, go back means to know each other? What a surprise! Haven't found anything about it in my dictionary (I use Lingvo x3). Would you please throw some link with the explanation to me?

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    Re: We go back ages

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    So, go back means to know each other? What a surprise! Haven't found anything about it in my dictionary (I use Lingvo x3). Would you please throw some link with the explanation to me?
    go back -- Mcmillan dictionary

    see entry 2a.

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    Re: We go back ages

    Good point.

    Thank you.

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