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long in the tooth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlong in the toothlong in the toothinformalOLD/NOT YOUNG too old – used humorously I’m getting a bit long in the tooth for this sort of thing. long
Examples from the Corpus
long in the toothSome of our vehicles are getting a bit long in the tooth.A real character, but getting a bit long in the tooth.Although they were solid and durable, the old machines were getting a bit long in the tooth.DataEase is a worthy contender, although it's a bit long in the tooth.It's worth the extra money Hewlett-Packard's DeskJet 840C looks, if anything, a little long in the tooth.
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