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Talking about Age
Phrases to describe age
A baby, toddler, child, teenager, young adult, middle aged, pensioner
She’s just turned 20
To be under age (eg. underage drinking)
She’s in her early thirties (30 – 33), mid-thirties (34 – 36), late thirties (37
She lived to a ripe old age
Tongue-in-cheek phrases to laugh about your or someone else’s age.
I’m not as young as I used to be
I wasn’t born yesterday
I’m not over the hill yet
I’m having a senior moment
As old as the hills
In your prime
He’s no spring chicken
Not getting any younger
You’re as young as you feel
Long in the tooth
Other phrases related to age
Young at heart
Act your age! / to feel your age
Getting on in years /getting on a bit
A difficult/awkward age – older teenagers, adolescence
Going through “the change” , menopausal women
to have a mid-life crisis , There’s still life in the old dog
To age well/badly/gracefully
It’s put years on him
Act your age not your shoe size!
Do we get wiser as we get older?
Do you enjoy being around older or younger people?
Is there discrimination against age?
What are the advantages of aging? Are there any?
What advice would you give to your 18-year-old self?
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