Definition of 'old school'
Example sentences containing 'old school'
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Luck could reunite old school friends.The Sun (2009) Christianity Today (2000)
Tell your wife you met an old school friend and suggest you invite her round to your house to meet your wife too.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2013) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I asked her what was going on and she said it was just an old school friend who had got back in touch.The Sun (2014)
Proof that there's school like the old school, youngsters.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There were school photos along the corridors that were so much like my old school photos I kept looking for myself in them.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2015)
I was worried sick, but she said she'd got so drunk an old school friend had let her stay the night.The Sun (2013)
When my mother died the family produced a cookery book in her memory, with contributions from her children, grandchildren and a group of old school friends.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2007)
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