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be long in the tooth

informal
to be old, often too old to do something: He's a little long in the tooth to be wearing shorts, don't you think?
(Definition of be long in the tooth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be long in the tooth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 年老, (常指)年纪太大(而无法做某事)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年老, (常指)年紀太大(而無法做某事)…
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