old habits die hard

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used to say it is hard to stop doing things that one has been doing for a long timeI just can't seem to give up smoking. Old habits die hard.

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“Old habits die hard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20habits%20die%20hard. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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