ta-ra

ta-ra

(tæˈrɑː)
sentence substitute
informal chiefly Northern English goodbye; farewell
[C20: variant of ta-ta]
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Unsurprisingly, those on the up include iPhone, YouTube, massively, and awesome, while fading fast are mucking, crossword, golly, cassette, permed and ta-ra.
These people are idiots Horror film maker John Carpenter calls for an end to the killer clown craze sweeping UK and US They say kids just bounce back, but the mental scars have never gone away Aberfan survivor Bernard Thomas remembers the disaster that killed 116 schoolchildren 50 years ago Ta-ra chuck Former Corrie scriptwriter Daran Little bids farewell Hilda Ogden actress Jean Alexander who died on Friday Kumbuka needs some privacy Conservationist Ian Redmond says the 29 stone gorilla which escaped from its London Zoo enclosure deserves to be left in peace
So sadly it's now, I've decided to call it a day, there will be no more poems from me, I seem to have nothing more to say Only goodbye, adios, with a little tear in my eye, So it's ta-ra, farewell, and a final ...
Hulme, using the alias John Holmes, wrote to the schoolchild: "You are very beautiful." The girl replied with, "Ta-ra".
"TA-RA girl, I'll see you on life's highway" - comedian Paul O'Grady said at the funeral of muchloved singer and TV presenter Cilla Black.
SHOWBIZ stars and thousands of fans said "Ta-ra girl" to Cilla Black as she returned to her Liverpool home one last time.
Ta-ra Chuck, three silk screen prints of classic Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden, is now brightening up the walls of 60 Hope Street, as part of the Independents strand of the Biennial.
The Flat industry is a small village in that it will welcome consumers in for afternoon tea, take their hard-earned, tell them very little about the game, and make sure they are back on the coach without a wave or ta-ra.
He said Rees had telephoned Rebecca's best friend in the minutes after she died and ended the conversation "cheers, ta-ra".
He mingled anonymously with the crowd for almost 10 minutes before pulling off his tiger mask and shouting: 'Ta-ra folks'.
But stars turned out in force to say ta-ra to the Street's notorious knicker boss, Carla Connor.