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  • Blast from the past
  • Bottom of the bin
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Colour me gone
  • Dead and gone
  • Died and gone to heaven
  • Don't have a bean
  • Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been ( Beatles song lyric )
  • First past the post
  • For years we've been making our products as if lives depend on them ( Squib drug products advertising slogan )
  • Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn ( Gone With the Wind )
  • Going going gone ( A baseball expression by which an announcer describes a home run that is heading over the fence )
  • Going, going, gone
  • Gone Dolally
  • Gone With The Wind ( Clark Gable / Vivien Leigh movie )
  • Gone before
  • Gone but not forgotten
  • Gone fishing
  • Gone for a Burton
  • Gone tits up
  • Gone to a better world
  • Gone to pot
  • Gone to seed
  • Gone to the bad
  • Gone to the dogs
  • Had a good war ( to have been successful during a military campaign )
  • Hair today gone tomorrow
  • Her Honeymoon - and it should have been mine! ( Listerine Mouthwash advertising slogan )
  • Here today gone tomorrow
  • I coulda been a contender, instead of a bum, which is what I am ( On The Waterfront )
  • I wouldn't put it past him
  • I've been brokenhearted, blue since the day we parted ( ABBA lyric )
  • I've been cheated by you since I don't know when ( ABBA lyric )
  • I've been had
  • Ich bin ein Berliner
  • It doesn't take a minute to bag it and bin it ( UK public advertisement advertising slogan )
  • It's all gone Pete Tong ( Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong )
  • It's all gone pear shaped
  • It's been a hard day's night, and I'd been working like a dog ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Lost and gone forever
  • Mistakes have been made
  • Mum's gone to Iceland ( Iceland Supermarkets advertising slogan )
  • My stomach thinks my throat's been cut
  • Normal service has been resumed
  • Past caring
  • Past it
  • Past its sell-by date
  • Pearls past price
  • Political correctness gone mad
  • Pussycat pussycat, where have you been? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Sweet sixteen and never been kissed
  • The Life And Times Of Judge Roy Bean ( Paul Newman movie )
  • The age of miracles is past
  • The die has been cast
  • The dim distant past
  • The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there ( the opening line of The Go-Between )
  • To boldly go where no man has gone before ( A catchphrase from Start Trek )
  • Where Have All The Flowers Gone? ( Pete Seeger song )
  • You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby ( Bing Crosby song )
  • You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, It Must Have Been Whilst You Were Kissing Me ( Meatloaf song )
  • You know when you've been Tango'd ( Tango advertising slogan )
  • You look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards
  • You'll wish you had never been born

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