along in years meaning

  "along in years" in a sentence
[American idiom]
old; elderly.
My uncle is up in years and can't hear too well.
Many people lose their hearing somewhat when they are along in years.

[American slang]
Go to up in years

Examples

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  1. my father got along in years and he became very quiet
  2. i'm getting along in years . i can still hold up my end
  3. my father is getting along in years
  4. tom is getting along in years and can't work so hard as he used to
  5. but they had no children, because elizabeth was barren; and they were both well along in years

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