for old times' sake

for old times' sake

In honor of old memories. I'm going to be late tonight because I'm meeting up with some of my old co-workers—we're getting a drink for old times' sake.
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for ˈold times’ sake

because of pleasant memories of things you did together in the past: I saw John Smith today. I hadn’t seen him for years. We had a drink together for old times’ sake.I lent him the money for old times’ sake.
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Ibrahim Ammar, a Lebanese, added that he used to visit Batha in the past and he still goes for old times' sake although not quite often anymore.
Hold on, Tabula Rasa has just finished and so I'll put on some Chopin Nocturnes, just for old times' sake.
Once a year, we all still get together and put mayonnaise in our hair for old times' sake.
You can bring that voter registration card for old times' sake, but you won't need it.
Even though I'm in England I get "Guns & Ammo" every month for old times' sake, I first started reading it in the 1960s and remember things like Elmer Keith saying that given a full cylinder he could walk a hit onto a dinner plate at 600 yard with a .
In the 80s and 90s Mike and Dave used to perform regular acoustic gigs at The Sun Inn and they have decided to make this one-off appearance for old times' sake.
So when I heard that the firm was opening a restaurant at the same site, I had to pay a visit with the hubby for old times' sake.
With the odd expletive thrown in for old times' sake.
Apparently, Salman has grown fond of all of them and wants a get together for old times' sake.
The two say they might set the release date on Eric's birthday for old times' sake.
Just for old times' sake, do you think he's trying for another Nine-in-a-Row?
He added: "We might come back in five years' time and do something together for old times' sake, we know we'll want to.
We might come back in five years' time and may do something together for old times' sake because we know we'll want to.
forlorn, thought the communications director, and he thought of kindling a fire in the grill, for old times' sake, but the other guests were shucking their coats and moving briskly toward the kitchen, so he followed them.
Next year marks the group's 40th anniversary, and although it's unlikely Gilmour and company will reform for the celebrations, there's a good bet their fans will be giving The Dark Side of the Moon yet another play for old times' sake.