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the grand old man of sth

humorous
a man who has been involved in a particular activity for a long time and is known and respected by a lot of people: He's been called the grand old man of Latin American literature.
(Definition of the grand old man of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the grand old man of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 元老, 资深前辈, 老前辈…
in Chinese (Traditional) 元老, 資深前輩, 老前輩…
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