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At a specific time in the past - synonyms or related words

in those days

during a particular period in the past

one day/night/year etc

on a particular day/night/year etc in the past

of someone’s/something’s day

during the time when someone or something existed



on the day before today

the day before yesterday

two days ago

the day/week/weekend etc before

the previous day/week/weekend etc

the day before yesterday/the week before last etc

two days/weeks etc ago

the other day/night etc

two or three days/nights etc ago

the night/week/year etc before last

the night/week/year etc before the most recent one


sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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