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If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
Ridley Scott

Meaning of "till the cows come home" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TILL THE COWS COME HOME

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TILL THE COWS COME HOME

tilelike
tiler
tilery
tiliaceous
tiling
till
till all hours
Till Eulenspiegel
till receipt
tillable
tillage
tillandsia
tiller
tillerless
tillerman
Tilley
Tillich
tillicum
tilling
tillite

WORDS THAT END LIKE TILL THE COWS COME HOME

a home from home
at home
care home
children´s home
come home
community home
drive home
foster home
funeral home
holiday home
home
house and home
maternity home
mobile home
nursing home
residential home
retirement home
second home
spiritual home
starter home
villa home

Synonyms and antonyms of till the cows come home in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «till the cows come home» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TILL THE COWS COME HOME

Find out the translation of till the cows come home to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of till the cows come home from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «till the cows come home» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

直到母牛回家
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta que las ranas críen pelo
570 millions of speakers

English

till the cows come home
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गाय घर आने तक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى الأبقار الوطن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до коровы приходят домой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

até que a vaca tussa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গরু ঘরে ফিরে আসার আগে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jusqu´à ce que les vaches viennent à la maison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga lembu-lembu pulang ke rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis die Kühe nach Hause kommen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

牛が家に帰るまで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소 는 집에 와서 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nganti sapi teka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho đến khi con bò về nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பசுக்கள் வீட்டிற்கு வரும் வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गायी परत येईपर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İnekler eve gelene kadar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

finché le mucche tornano a casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do krowy wracają do domu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до корови приходять додому
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

până la vacile vin acasă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι τις αγελάδες έρχονται σπίτι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

totdat die koeie huis toe kom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tills korna kommer hem
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til kuene kommer hjem
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of till the cows come home

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TILL THE COWS COME HOME»

The term «till the cows come home» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TILL THE COWS COME HOME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about till the cows come home

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Ridley Scott
If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TILL THE COWS COME HOME»

Discover the use of till the cows come home in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to till the cows come home and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Till the Cows Come Home: A Stella Crown Mystery
Stella Crown works hard and loves her life.
Judy Clemens, 2011
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Till the Cows Come Home: County Fair Portraits
It still exists, the small traditional family farm. But it faces extinction.
‎2008
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Till the Cows Come Home / The World's Smallest Unicorn ...
Abruptly, we leave this story and are transported to 1993 where Garnet, addressing the reader, begins to tell her own tale, and ponders the distorting and lingering effects of nostalgia.
Shena Mackay, 2011
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Voices
"Don't encourage him," Gry said, "he'll spout you poems till the cows come home." Sosta giggled. I think it was the first thing anybody said she understood, and she thought it was funny to say "till the cows come home." Caspro laughed too, and ...
Ursula K. Le Guin, 2006
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How to Stop Living and Start Worrying: Conversations with ...
They change the situation in which we find ourselves. That could be done in a straightforward linguistic way, as when Groucho Marx says in Duck Soup, 'I could dance with you till the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with  ...
Simon Critchley, Carl Cederström, 2010
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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?
... Pines) and many other lesser known authors. The central figure in this genre of American literature was the cowboy. Please be reminded here that there would have been no cowboys without cows. There's. 165 Till the Cows Come Home.
Larry Murdock, 2008
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Indiana Curiosities, 3rd: Quirky characters, roadside ...
Sometimes they don't answer. You can call till the cows come home. Try their Web site; it's delicious: www .traderspointcreamerystorecom. You probably already know about their chocolate milk. iiii'iii'iiiiiii'iiiiiii'iiiitiii-k itiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii¥¥¥¥¥¥¥ ¥¥¥4 ir ...
Dick Wolfsie, 2009
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Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again
Versus Until Can you till the land till the cows come home? Yes, but many people are confused about till, until, and 'til. When you're talking about a period of time that must lapse before something happens, till and until are equivalent. Till has ...
Mignon Fogarty, 2011
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Life is a Dream: 40 Years Reading Poems 1967-2007
Mohangi said: You could judge till the cows come home. I said: And drop live cows out of airplanes? Mohangi said: And drop liw: cows out of airplanes. I said: We have lili oll'~ Mohangi. Mohangi said: Take her up, Durcan, take her up.
Paul Durcan, 2011
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Random House Guide to Good Writing
You can use until till the cows come home or till 'til hell freezes over, but the unnecessary apostrophe in 'till is a sign of someone who dots i's with little hearts —and promises to love you 'till the end of time. A BONUS: FIVE WORDS NEVER TO ...
Mitchell Ivers, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TILL THE COWS COME HOME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term till the cows come home is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fresh From The Farm – 2: Till the Cows Come Home
From the haze, he could see a Maruti Omni van on the road in front of his house. There were two or three more people there. They were loading a cow into the ... «Moneylife, Jul 15»
2
Cinema Politica documentary series focuses on civil disobedience
The Harper government's attitudes toward criminal justice and food security are two more themes that come to the fore in Till the Cows Come Home. «Toronto Star, May 15»
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We pass muster: China ready to buy till the cows come home
Watching cattle being mustered on horseback by the shady banks of the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton yesterday was Eric Huang's idea of paradise. «The Australian, May 15»
4
At Sundance Square Plaza, you can party till the cows come home
Fort Worth's festive, fun and simply beautiful Sundance Square Plaza, where you can find something exciting to do just about any night of the week, celebrates ... «Dallas Morning News, Oct 14»
5
Till the cows come home
This week's issue will be a treat for those of you who are dying to visit a 'gorur haat' or two. We've got tips ranging from choosing the right cow and what not to ... «The Daily Star, Oct 14»
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Farmer plays trombone till the cows come home
A Kansas farmer has a unique way of calling his cattle – He plays them a trombone rendition of Lorde's "Royals." Derek Klingenberg is from Flint Hills, Kansas. «FOX 8 News WVUE-TV, Aug 14»
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People will not rest till the cows come home
Families are in udder-disbelief the iconic cows on the roof of Dairy Crest in Hanworth have been remoo-ved. Father-of-four Joachim Jellinek, 43, of Park Road, ... «getwestlondon, Jul 14»
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Review: Till The Cows Come Home, Mikron Theatre, Scarcroft …
MARSDEN company Mikron Theatre deliver theatre with an ecological message by canal, river and road. Their narrowboat season on Britain's waterways will ... «The Press, York, Jun 14»
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Farming till the cows come home
Farming till the cows come home ... You won't hear Ted and Clare Ford complaining about getting up early in the morning to milk the cows and feed the calves. «Stuff.co.nz, Aug 13»
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Till the Cows Come Home: Barn Conversion in Washington State
“It smelled like cows when we first toured,” Walter reports. What that visit also revealed was a building rife with structural shortcomings. Badly listing, it was never ... «Interior Design, Jul 13»

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