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Meaning of “over the hill” in the English Dictionary

"over the hill" in British English

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over the hill

often humorous used for ​describing someone who is ​old and no ​longeruseful or ​attractive
(Definition of over the hill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"over the hill" in American English

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over the hill

no ​longerable to do something well because of ​age: I don’t ​think of myself as being over the ​hillyet.
(Definition of over the hill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “over the hill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过了巅峰期, 年老不中用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過了巔峰期, 年老不中用…
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