be someone's age
- be someone's age or be the same age as someone
to be as old as someone
She's the same age as me.
When you're my age, you'll understand.
English dictionary. 2014.
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be someone's age — be someone’s age be the same age as someone phrase to be as old as someone She’s the same age as me. When you’re my age, you’ll understand. Thesaurus: general words for age and describing someone s agehyponym Main entry: age … Useful english dictionary
age — I UK [eɪdʒ] / US noun Word forms age : singular age plural ages *** Talking or writing about someone s age: asking about age how old used for asking someone their age or talking about their age: How old are you now, Peter? ♦ I m not sure how old… … English dictionary
age*/*/*/ — [eɪdʒ] noun I 1) [C/U] the number of years that someone has lived The average age of the delegates was over 60.[/ex] At the age of 10, I went to live with my aunt.[/ex] The film is designed to appeal to people of all ages.[/ex] Darren s very tall … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
age — [[t]e͟ɪʤ[/t]] ♦ ages, ageing, aging, aged (The spelling aging is also used, mainly in American English.) 1) N VAR Your age is the number of years that you have lived. She has a nephew who is just ten years of age... At the age of sixteen he… … English dictionary
age — /eɪdʒ / (say ayj) noun 1. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: his age is 20 years; a tree of unknown age. 2. the lifetime of an individual, or of the… … Australian English dictionary
someone's advancing age — someone’s advancing years/age phrase used for saying that someone is getting older Thesaurus: old age and relating to old agehyponym Main entry: advancing … Useful english dictionary
someone's advancing years — someone’s advancing years/age phrase used for saying that someone is getting older Thesaurus: old age and relating to old agehyponym Main entry: advancing … Useful english dictionary
someone of a certain age — (someone) of a certain age humorous used to avoid saying that a person, usually a woman, is no longer young but is not yet old. It s a clothes boutique which caters for women of a certain age … New idioms dictionary
age — ► NOUN 1) the length of time that a person or thing has existed. 2) a particular stage in someone s life. 3) the latter part of existence; old age. 4) a distinct period of history. 5) a division of geological time that is a subdivision of an… … English terms dictionary
age gap — UK US noun [countable] [singular age gap plural age gaps] the difference in age between two people There is a 10 year age gap between Tara and her husband. Thesaurus: general words for age and describing someone s age … Useful english dictionary