|char. previous, past; the past||
phr. Excuse me, can you show me the way please?; where should I go?
phr. Go straight ahead and you'll arrive at the station.
idiom. from ancient to modern times, through (throughout) the ages
idiom. (alternation or repetition of an action) back and forth
phr. not make a return for what one receives, not give sth in return