once upon a time


once upon a time
once upon a time at some time in the past.
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  • Once Upon a Time — may refer to: Once upon a time , a stock phrase used to open the telling of a story in the English language. Contents 1 Film 2 Music 3 …   Wikipedia

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  • once upon a time — {adv. phr.} Sometime before now, long ago. * /Once upon a time she was thought to be the most talented actress in the country./ Often used at the beginning of fairy stories. * /Once upon a time there lived a king who had an ugly daughter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • once upon a time — {adv. phr.} Sometime before now, long ago. * /Once upon a time she was thought to be the most talented actress in the country./ Often used at the beginning of fairy stories. * /Once upon a time there lived a king who had an ugly daughter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Once upon a time — For other uses, see Once Upon a Time. Frontispiece to The How and Why Library, 1909 Once upon a time is a stock phrase that has been used in some form since at least 1380 (according to the Oxford English Dictionary) in storytelling in the English …   Wikipedia

  • Once Upon a Time — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Once Upon a Time (série télévisée). Once Upon A Time Album par Simple Minds Sortie Octobre 1985 Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • once upon a time — literary 1. a long time ago. Once upon a time there lived a young girl called Cinderella. 2. if you say that something happened once upon a time, you mean that it happened in the past and you wish that it still happened now. Once upon a time,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • once\ upon\ a\ time — adv. phr. Sometime before now, long ago. Once upon a time she was thought to be the most talented actress in the country. Often used at the beginning of fairy stories. Once upon a time there lived a king who had an ugly daughter …   Словарь американских идиом

  • once upon a time — 1) used for starting children s stories Once upon a time, in a faraway land, lived a beautiful princess. 2) spoken used for talking about a situation that existed in the past but no longer exists, especially when it was better than the situation… …   English dictionary