get on in years


get on in years
Общая лексика: стареть (АД+МТ), быть в возрасте, стареть

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

Смотреть что такое "get on in years" в других словарях:

  • get\ along\ in\ years — • get along (in years) v 1. To go or move away; move on. The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along. 2. To go forward; make progress; advance, John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day. Syn.: get ahead …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get on in years — See: ALONG IN YEARS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get on in years — See: ALONG IN YEARS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ on\ in\ years — See: along in years …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get on in years — getting older, over the hill    When Mother broke her hip, she was 77 getting on in years …   English idioms

  • get on in years — to advance in age He is getting on in years and is not very healthy …   Idioms and examples

  • get on in years — v. grow old; become older …   English slang

  • get\ along — • get along (in years) v 1. To go or move away; move on. The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along. 2. To go forward; make progress; advance, John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day. Syn.: get ahead …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get on — v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to advance ) to get on in (to get on in years) 2) (d; intr.) ( to continue ) to get on with (to get on with one s work) 3) (esp. BE) (d; intr.) ( to get along ) to get on with (how does she get on with her brother?) * * * [ get …   Combinatory dictionary

  • get along —    to grow old    A shortened from of get along in years or some such phrase:     He is getting along, and we can t expect him to be nimble. (Hayden, 1902) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • get on —    to grow old    Standard English, being a shortened form of get on in years:     ... there was only one of him and he was getting on. (N. Mitford, 1949) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms


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