donkey's years


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Related to donkey's years: donkey work

donkey's years

n
informal a long time

don′key's years`


n.pl.
a very long time; eons.
[1895–1900]
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We're up against a good Porto side and have been in these kinds of situations in the Champions League for donkey's years.
I would have liked to make it three in a row - but that night in January, the night I lost to Michael in the final, was the best night's sleep I've had in donkey's years.
I welcome the UK's vote to leave the EU, that Stalinist/federal dictatorship that has never been audited in donkey's years.
I HAVEN'T been in a night club for donkey's years and I certainly wouldn't pay to go into one.
People I'd known for donkey's years came out of the woodwork when I mentioned that album," says Neil.
The 58-rated stayer has already conquered jumping in Jersey twice, with seconds in Guernsey and at Yarmouth, before becoming the first British winner at Ostend for donkey's years.
I've known Sean for donkey's years from speedway and also when he worked near my house inWarrington.
It was delightful to meet friends I hadn't seen in donkey's years.
Baffour might spend donkey's years expressing discontent over the injustice or selective justice against Taylor for all we care.
For this pounds 156bn (it's worth repeating), we have lost our right to self-determination - we have never been asked if we wanted to be in the EU, we have lost the greater part of our manufacturing base - now, when it's needed more than ever, we have lost our North Sea Oil and gas wealth - given away to our fellow EU citizens, and now we are being committed to a national debt borrowing package for donkey's years.
The legal profession has got away with this practice for donkey's years.
He said: "I have been with British Gas for donkey's years since I came from India.