Long time no see


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Long time no see.

Cliché I have not seen you in a long time.; We have not seen each other in a long time. Tom: Hi, Fred. Where have you been keeping yourself? Fred: Good to see you, Tom. Long time no see. John: It's Bob! Hi, Bob! Bob: Hi, John! Long time no see.
See also: long, see, time

Long time no see.

something that you say in order to greet someone who you have not seen for a long time Hi there, Paul. Long time no see.
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long time no see

It's been a long time since we met, as in Hi Bob! Long time no see. This jocular imitation of broken English originated in the pidgin English used in Chinese and Western exchange. [Late 1800s]
See also: long, see, time

Long time no see

phr. I haven’t seen you in a long time. Hey, John! Long time no see!
See also: long, see, time