Meaning of “take years off sb” in the English Dictionary

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"take years off sb" in British English

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take years off sb

If something takes years off a person, it makes them appear or feel much younger:

"Have you seen James without his beard?" "I know - it takes years off him!"

(Definition of “take years off sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)