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more/longer etc than someone cares to remember/admit/mention - definition and synonyms


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  1. used for saying that something has been happening for a long time or very much

    I’ve been doing this job for more years than I care to remember.

    He had hurt her more than she cared to admit.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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