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the generation gap

noun [S] uk   us  
a situation in which older and younger people do not understand each other because of their different experiences, opinions, habits, and behaviour: She's a young politician who manages to bridge/cross (= understand both groups in) the generation gap.
Translations of “the generation gap”
in Chinese (Traditional) 代溝, 兩代人之間的隔閡…
in Russian проблема отцов и детей…
in Turkish nesil/kuşak farkı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 代沟, 两代人之间的隔阂…
in Polish konflikt pokoleń…
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