till doomsday

till doomsday

For a very long, indefinite amount of time; forever. Although we don't have to pay for medical care in this country, you'll sometimes be waiting till doomsday to receive elective treatment. My wife was talking on the phone with her sister till doomsday last night!
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till doomsday

for ever.
Doomsday means literally ‘judgement day’, the Last Judgement of Christian tradition.
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till ˈdoomsday

(informal) a very long time; for ever: This job’s going to take me till doomsday.
Doomsday is the last day of the world when Christians believe that everyone will be judged by God.
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References in classic literature ?
It couldn't be till doomsday, you know, when the angel Gabriel blows his trumpet, unless it should come quicker than we think it will--oh, of course, I know the Bible says it may come quicker than we think, but I don't think it will--that is, of course I believe the Bible; but I mean I don't think it will come as much quicker as it would if it should come now, and--"
Suddenly he realised that what he did was a matter of complete indifference to her; he could go on in that way till doomsday, and it would have no effect.
Then you stop and grind; looking as if you meant to stop and grind till doomsday.
Would Time but await the close of our favorite follies, we should be young men, all of us, and till Doomsday.
We said WE meant to have a church, if the men meant to quarrel till doomsday, and we were tired of being a laughing-stock for the Methodists.
I told him if he waited for that, he would have to wait till doomsday.
Bounderby replied, 'If I waited to be taken care of by my wife, ma'am, I believe you know pretty well I should wait till Doomsday, so I'll trouble you to take charge of the teapot.
Not a syllable, sir, from my man, if we talk till doomsday,' returned the captain.
It took all her strength to keep the tears from springing, and to thrust back her assurance that she would forgive him till Doomsday if he chose.
Nawaz Sharif wants justice Qayyum and Gen Butt like persons but Supreme C ourt will now award such severe punishment that he would remember it till doomsday, he added.
Accordingly he was not sent towards a particular nation, but was sent for the guidance of all humanity till Doomsday.
ATTOCK -- Base Commander PAF Base, Minhas Air Commodore Mohammad Mughees Afzal said those who sacrificed their life for the defence of the country would be remembered till doomsday.
1) Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, Till Doomsday in the Afternoon: Folklore of a Family of Scots Travellers, the Stewarts of Blairgowrie (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1986).
And I was certain that even if I kept sitting here till doomsday, absolutely nothing untowardly would happen.
There is no point in having talks for the sake of talks till doomsday.