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A Chip Off The Old Block »
(the child who is similar to his parent...)


A Ripe Old Age »
(a fun way to refer to a person coming to an older age...)


Dirty Old Man »
(an old man who thinks and jokes a lot about sex...)


From The Old School »
(this is way things used to be done; the traditional way...)


Get The Old Heave Ho »
(be fired from a job or thrown out of some event...)


Of The Old School »
(done in old way; done the way people used to do it...)


Old As The Hills »
(aged; very old; historic...)


Old Enough To Be Someone's Father »
(I am a lot older than you; you are much younger than I...)


Old Habits Die Hard »
(it is hard to forget old ways of doing things...)


Old Hat »
(experienced; one who is very comfortable and familiar doing that...)


Rub Salt In An Old Wound »
(to intentionally bring back the pain of an past experience...)


You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks »
(it is difficult to change old habits...)


Advanced In Years »
(getting old...)


Along In Years »
(getting old; reaching old age...)


Behind The Times »
(slow; late; old-fashioned...)


Coming Of Age »
(you are old enough to do it...)


Early To Bed, Early To Rise, Makes A Man Healthy, Wealthy, And Wise »
(this fun old rhyme reminds us that going to bed and waking up early leads to success...)


Get Gray Hairs »
(one's hair become white in color from old age or stress...)


Out Of Date »
(old; cannot be used any more; expired...)


Over The Hill »
(old; not young...)


Think Inside The Box »
(thinking in old, outdated ways; not original...)


Thinking Inside The Box »
(thinking in familiar old ways...)


Well Up In Years »
(more polite way to say that someone is old...)




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