Definition of 'age-old'
Example sentences containing 'age-old'
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There is another age-old problem all governments face. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is an age-old security question used routinely by high street banks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Getting the timing right has been an age-old dilemma for women. The Sun (2014)It solves an age-old problem for makers of sterling silver. Times, Sunday Times (2006)First off is the age-old question of gas or charcoal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the age-old problems are still there. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet none of that will matter unless they can find a cure to their age-old problem of choking. The Sun (2008)The age-old problem of spreading butter straight from the fridge may finally have been solved by a new kitchen gadget. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least drinking a herbal brew gets around that age-old question of whether to put the milk in first or last. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I suspect it was the age-old problem that has damaged so many politicians before him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Will thirtysomethings ask age-old questions? Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are the age-old questions being asked anew with extra edge after the final on Sunday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The age-old question is trust; who can we trust with our medical data? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Essentially it is the age-old problem: does the end justify the means? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is the age-old question: do the best players make the best managers? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is an age-old question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's time to dispose of an age-old question. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As a result, he can hardly be regarded as the solution to the age-old problem on the left. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your military coat is both warm and chic, which combats that age-old dilemma of what to wear over your favourite dress. Times, Sunday Times (2010)IT'S an age-old dilemma - do you go for a tiny flat in a great location or a larger house somewhere not so desirable? The Sun (2013)At a stroke he has solved that age-old dilemma when the waiter clears away your main course - do you want pudding or just more alcohol? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is why I think the age-old problem of things being raw in the middle and burnt on the outside tends to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'age-old'
Used Rarely. age-old is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'age-old'
British English: age-old ADJECTIVE
An age-old story, tradition, or problem has existed for a very long time.
It's an age-old story of forbidden love.
Definition of age-old from the Collins English Dictionary
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