take years off

idiom

: to cause someone to look or feel younger
Not only has the diet improved how she feels, but it's also taken years off (her appearance).

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“Take years off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20years%20off. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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