as old as the hills

idiom

: very old

Examples of as old as the hills in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of something new and better happening in the economy, something as old as the hills manifested; The richest people got even richer, and the poor got poorer. Simon Constable, Fox News, 21 Jan. 2024 The former depended on a genre structure as old as the hills; the latter seemed older than that, using ritual strategies that probably predate the use of fire. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 3 Mar. 2022 That’s how countries try to export their tax burden, a game as old as the hills. Robert Goulder, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021

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“As old as the hills.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20old%20as%20the%20hills. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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