Long time no see

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[edit] Word or phrase of Ugandan English

Long time no see

[edit] Meaning or equivalent in standard English

I've not seen you in a while

[edit] Usage of the word or phrase

Hi, long time no see.

[edit] Origin of the word or phrase


The phrase "Long time no see" is actually recognised in English! It appears in Oxford and Longman dictionaries. It may be informal but kindly remove its association to Ugandan English. The British say it, so do Zimbabweans, Kenyans, Zambians and South Africans.

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