young and old

idiom

: young people and old people : people of all ages
The game is played by young and old alike.
a story for young and old

Examples of young and old in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Certainly, Valentine’s Day is great for greeting card and candy sales, florists, restaurants, jewelers and, of course, lovers, young and old! Mike Lynch, Twin Cities, 11 Feb. 2024 The scofflaws were men and women, young and old, wild hair and no hair. Bill Laytner, Detroit Free Press, 29 Jan. 2024 The satellite mix is foreign and domestic, young and old, sinister and peaceful. Jon Gertner, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 And of course, this means there are tons of excellent biking destinations that are perfect for cyclists young and old, experienced and inexperienced. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 26 Jan. 2024 The Road Ahead for Obesity and Cancer Research To further understand the relationship, researchers are looking into the role of various types of fat, how the gut microbiome factors in, and why some tumors look different in young and old adults with obesity. Claire Bugos, Verywell Health, 19 Jan. 2024 From easy snacks like Sausage Balls that any newcomer can make from scratch to recipes like Caramel Cake for the seasoned pro, these super-Southern dishes will please church members young and old. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 18 Jan. 2024 Triple Hot Chocolate Hot chocolate is a favorite with young and old alike, and this recipe is a real treat. Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2023 Represented in vase paintings and relief sculptures, these companion animals are shown accompanying masters, young and old, at home or in the hustle and bustle of town. 4. Sam Walters, Discover Magazine, 11 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Young and old.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/young%20and%20old. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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