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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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cradle robberA person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age.Rate it:

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c’est dans les vieux pots qu’on fait la meilleure soupeLes femmes d’âge mûr sont sexuellement plus intéressantes que les jeunes.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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failure to thrivePoor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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golden yearsOld age, especially the years after one has retired from employment.Rate it:

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how old are youAsks the interlocutor to give his or her age.Rate it:

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how old are youUsed to question the mental age of the interlocutor.Rate it:

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les voyages forment la jeunesseLes premiers grands voyages, qu’on effectue seul ou en bande, à l’entrée dans l’âge adulte, permettent aux jeunes de découvrir le monde, d’aller à la rencontre des autres et de conquérir leur autonomie, font office de « rite de séparation et de socialisation ». [1]Rate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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mariage plus vieux, mariage heureuxExpression utilisée pour illustrer une union entre jeune fille et un homme plus âgé, pour annoncer à la jeune fille que son mariage n’allait pas durer très longtemps et qu’au décès de son conjoint, elle allait bénéficier de l’héritage de son défunt mari.Rate it:

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mint chocolate chipIce cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.Rate it:

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old head on young shouldersSomeone that has have the wisdom of age during his or her physical youth.Rate it:

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old womanA person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.Rate it:

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on in yearsOld; advanced in age.Rate it:

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on the rocksPoured over ice, usually in reference to alcoholic drinks.Rate it:

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one could be someone's parentSaid to emphasize age disparity of a couple, usually to express disapproval and imply the possibility of choosing a partner with closer age.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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PRICEInitialism of protect, rest, ice, compression, and elevation : a common treatment method for sprained joints.Rate it:

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put out to pastureTo make someone retire, especially due to advancing age.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo die young. To die before the age of 80.Rate it:

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rob the cradleTo use a young person for a purpose inappropriate to his or her age.Rate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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si on lui pressait le nez, il en sortirait du laitSe dit d’une très jeune personne qui vient se mêler de choses au-dessus de son âge et de sa capacité.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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there's life in the old dog yetA person's faculties, or an organization's usefulness, should not be written off simply because of age.Rate it:

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there's no fool like an old foolAge does not bring wisdom.Rate it:

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tickle the twineTo score a goal in ice hockeyRate it:

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turn twoTo reach the age of two years.Rate it:

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tutti fruttiice cream flavourRate it:

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twilight yearsOld age.Rate it:

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you can't put an old head on young shouldersYoung people inevitably lack the experience and wisdom which come with age.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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замёрзнуть как собакаto be chilled to the marrow, to feel as cold as ice, to be frozen through, to be chilled to the boneRate it:

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молодым везде у нас дорога, старикам везде у нас почётage before beautyRate it:

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