abreast of the times

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  • keep abreast of the times — v. update; be updated; be up to date …   English contemporary dictionary

  • move with the times — phrase to change your ideas or behaviour as the world or the situation changes The legal system has to move with the times. Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry: move * * * keep abreast of current thinking… …   Useful english dictionary

  • behind the times — OLD FASHIONED, out of date, outmoded, outdated, dated, old, passé; informal square, not with it, out of the ark; N. Amer. informal horse and buggy, clunky. → time * * * behind the times Not abreast of changes • • • Main Entry: ↑time …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep up with the times — be aware of new methods and trends, stay abreast    Reading newspapers will help you keep up with the times …   English idioms

  • abreast — /əˈbrɛst / (say uh brest) adverb 1. side by side: *Then Judy galloped up and they rode home three abreast. –ethel turner, 1894. –phrase 2. abreast of (or with), up to date in the knowledge of; conversant with: *Never a minute to keep abreast of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • abreast — /euh brest /, adv., adj. 1. side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street. 2. equal to or alongside in progress, attainment, or awareness (usually fol. by of or with): to keep abreast of scientific… …   Universalium

  • The Cloggies — The Cloggies, an Everyday Saga in the Life of Clog Dancing Folk was a long running cartoon by Bill Tidy which ran in the satirical magazine Private Eye from 1967 to 1981, and later in The Listener from 1985 to 1986. It gently satirised northern… …   Wikipedia

  • The Hobbit (1977 film) — Infobox Film name = The Hobbit imdb id = 0077687 producer = Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. writer = J. R. R. Tolkien (novel), Romeo Muller starring = director = Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. distributor = Rankin/Bass released = November 27, 1977… …   Wikipedia

  • The Exodus — This article is about the events related in the Torah. For other uses, see Exodus (disambiguation). Departure of the Israelites , by David Roberts, 1829 The Exodus (Greek ἔξοδος …   Wikipedia

  • Monument to the Soviet Army, Sofia — The main pedestal, 37 m high …   Wikipedia

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