along\ in\ years


along\ in\ years
• along in years
• on in years
adj. phr.
Elderly; growing old.

As Grandfather got on in years, he became quiet and thoughtful.

Our dog isn 't very playful because it is getting on in years.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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