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sign of the times

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsign of the timessign of the timesSIGN/INDICATIONsomething that shows how people live now It’s just a sign of the times that many children have mobile phones. sign
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sign of the timesAt the time, I took this decay merely as a sign of the times.But in a sign of the times, Army Chief Gen.That we owe this to the vast reach of cyberspace is indeed a sign of the times.Is this a sign of the times?It was a sign of the times. 1956.This is a real sign of the times and completely eclipses global fears about ecology or famine.But Reagan read the signs of the times.
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