Old

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Definition

old: elderly, aged, the opposite of young or new
adjective

I am 35 years old: I was born 35 years ago, my age is 35
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: When I grow old, will you still love me?
US: I will love you as long as you don't look too old.
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Examples

  • "You're only 12 years old!"
  • "He is not your average 12 year old, so we have provided you with a short list of suggestions and guidelines"
  • "I see that you are large and old."
  • "Your old meat made me sick."
  • "I am seventeen weeks old, and yes, I am indeed a talking baby."
  • "When they had the earthquake in San Francisco back in nineteen-six, they said that ol' mother nature was up to her old tricks."
  • "A 15-year-old boy wreaked havoc today at White Dove High School when he pulled out candy from his bag and threw it 'quite hard' at fellow students."
  • "Bruno : Edward, some of this wine and cheese is older than you are, and much of it smells better."
  • "Had an old gold Chevy and a place of my own."

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