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in the past
in the distant past, way back then
(shows completed past action); be able to, can
formerly, in the past; used to; always
(past) then, at that time; long ago
something or someone from far away or long ago; (inanimate) faraway place, long-ago time or event
s/he looks back (while facing backward; into past)
s/he remembers it well from long ago