on the right side of (an age)

idiom

informal
used with an age (such as 30, 40, 50, etc.) to say that someone is younger than that age
She's still on the right side of 40.

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Recent Examples on the Web Read the full Sagittarius Daily Horoscope Capricorn (December 21 - January 19) Woke up on the right side of the bed? USA TODAY, 8 May 2024 Holland shared a close-up shot of a large bump on the right side of his forehead with a bloodied circle imprint on top from when the golf ball connected with his head. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 The Curb Your Enthusiasm creator, 76, sported a bandage on the right side of his face as he was photographed on a dinner date with his wife, Ashley Underwood, at Giorgio Baldi in Los Angeles on Friday, April 26. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 27 Apr. 2024 And what can brands and businesses do to position themselves on the right side of history? Melissa Jun Rowley, Rolling Stone, 19 Apr. 2024 Here Are the Excruciating Symptoms Doctors Dismissed for 10 Years Start on the right side of your abdomen, down by your pelvic bone. Korin Miller, SELF, 18 Apr. 2024 The case also shows how the crypto industry, built on technology that was originally designed to circumvent the global financial system, is still struggling to stay on the right side of law enforcement in countries around the world. Emily Flitter, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2024 Authorities described Roush as a White male who is 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds and having a scar on the right side of his head, while Bryant is a Black male who is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing around 145 pounds. Greg Norman, Fox News, 24 Jan. 2024 The band consisted of a drummer and bassist on the right side of the stage, keyboardist, guitarist, and DJ on the left. Billboard Japan, Billboard, 2 Apr. 2024

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“On the right side of (an age).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20right%20side%20of%20%28an%20age%29. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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