Meaning of “you can't teach an old dog new tricks” in the English Dictionary

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"you can't teach an old dog new tricks" in British English

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you can't teach an old dog new tricks

saying

said to mean that it is very difficult to teach someone new skills or to change someone's habits or character

(Definition of “you can't teach an old dog new tricks” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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