advanced in age/years

idiom

: having lived for many years : old
He is rather advanced in age/years.

Examples of advanced in age/years in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, 68% of voters said Biden was too advanced in age, while 48% said the same of Trump, according to a Feb. 12 Morning Consult poll. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 13 Feb. 2024 All popular, all featuring characters advanced in age. Evan Nicole Brown, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 June 2023 If an owner is advanced in age, then the children may be thinking seriously about their own retirement. Gerry Spitzer, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The retailer’s veterinarians will also begin to suggest screenings during routine dog checkups for certain breeds or for those who are advanced in age. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 May 2021 Bush, 35, is more advanced in age, which would make a comeback from a long-term injury difficult. Evan Grant, Dallas News, 9 Apr. 2021

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“Advanced in age/years.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advanced%20in%20age%2Fyears. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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