at an advanced age

idiom

: in old age
She began painting at an advanced age.

Examples of at an advanced age in a Sentence

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“At an advanced age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20an%20advanced%20age. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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