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glory days

The most successful time that someone or something has experienced; a past period of better times. My uncle used to play professional baseball, but he suffered a serious injury, and now just likes to relive the glory days of his career. Disco's glory days are far behind us, thank goodness. Back in the glory days, we could sell this place out four nights in a row.
See also: days, glory
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A portrait of vulnerability and of the tenuous connections between people, Melissa Fraterrigo's Glory Days is a stunning tour de force centered in a small cattle ranching town.
This year I bought: Catfish And The Bottlemen - The Balcony (white vinyl); Little Mix - Glory Days (neon pink vinyl); Prince - Little Red Corvette / 1999 (7" picture disc); The Temperance Movement - Ziggy Stardust / White Bear (7"); and Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 - Cross the Road (7" yellow vinyl).
Summary: Rows of green tents lined the northeast corner of Beirut's hippodrome this week for the five-day street festival "Beirut's Glory Days Are Back," an event that celebrates the golden days of '50s Lebanon.
We are eager to bring back the glory days of Philippine volleyball,' said Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas' Pete Cayco.
Punters love reminiscing about their "Glory Days" as Springsteen would call them and my Eclipse glory day came seven years ago with Sea The Stars.
JAMES Haskell welcomed a return to the glory days at Wasps as Jimmy Gopperth's last-minute conversion got his side into a Euro semi-final.
Bringing back Ritz glory days AWARD-winning vocal entertainer Chris King is scheduled to appear in a special three hour charity fund raising show at Kings Heath's Fletchers Bar on Sunday, May 10 to commemorate the glory days of the old Ritz Ballroom on nearby York Road.
HE-H--E FORMER Pretenders R Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has released her first solo album after more than 30 years in the music business, but those expecting a return to the glory days may be sorely disappointed.
These were still the glory days of the church and perhaps in our strength we felt we didn't need a union.
Stating that the team may never again regain their glory days, Waugh said that given that West Indies ten years had dominated before Australia after which his former side also did, he thinks that no other Australian team can do that again as players will be split up with the three forms of the game.
Dubai: New Al Nasr coach Ivan Jovanovic has said he hopes to bring back the Dubai club's glory days.
WASPS' new owner Derek Richardson insists he can return the club to its glory days of the last decade - when they ruled Europe.
GLORY DAYS: glory days at BRADFORD legend Robbie Hunter-Paul has admitted the news the Bulls are on the verge of going out of business is both 'sad and frightening'.
BOXING: Nathan Cleverly is planning on bringing the glory days back to Welsh boxing when he faces Tommy Karpency in the latest defence of his WBO light-heavyweight title in Cardiff tomorrow night.
Now 38, Tucker has expanded her culinary repertoire beyond chimichangas and found a way to turn her skills and creativity in the kitchen into a successful career as owner of Seasons at Glory Days Antiques Cafe and Tea Lounge.