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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  • 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

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