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of/from the old school

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishof/from the old schoolof/from the old schoolOLD-FASHIONEDold-fashioned and believing in old ideas and customs a doctor of the old school old
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of/from the old schoolHarris was a newspaperman of the old school.At such a time, with his formal dress, he looked like a diplomat of the old school.I had to have ideas about how to sell the packages even though my business was still of the old school.Oscar was from the old school.He was of the old school, complete with stiff collar and bowler hat, and he was a good all-rounder.As a soldier of the old school, Eisenhower felt his responsibility was to protect the nation's security.The overall effect was grandfatherly-a gentleman of the old school, fusty, faintly absentminded, and deeply courteous.This one was of the old school: giddy and flirtatious.He was one of the old school, not exactly sleeping under hedges, but an itinerant caddie.They sweep aside the qualifications and reservations which monetarists of the old school would occasionally express.
of/from the old schoolof/from the old schoolOLD-FASHIONEDwith old-fashioned values or qualities a family doctor of the old school school
Examples from the Corpus
of/from the old schoolAt such a time, with his formal dress, he looked like a diplomat of the old school.The overall effect was grandfatherly-a gentleman of the old school, fusty, faintly absentminded, and deeply courteous.They sweep aside the qualifications and reservations which monetarists of the old school would occasionally express.He was one of the old school, not exactly sleeping under hedges, but an itinerant caddie.I had to have ideas about how to sell the packages even though my business was still of the old school.He was of the old school, complete with stiff collar and bowler hat, and he was a good all-rounder.Oscar was from the old school.
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