Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Old"

The meaning of "Old" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa “Boring old bunch”?
A: It means the audience of the attempted joke is chán quá. Boring = chán. Old = cũ (in this case, it refers to the person không hiểu the joke, hence alluding that they are out of touch). Bunch = In this case, it refers to the người.
Q: O que significa I’m this old?
A: The person is saying that while introducing themselves they said their age.
Q: O que significa old pickle-puss?
A: that's not a current expression.... but here's one: SOUR PUSS

that would refer to someone who is generally NOT HAPPY about anything.

Q: O que significa old?
A: antigo/velho
Q: O que significa old?
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Example sentences using "Old"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com old.
A: thank you
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com old.
A: The 60 year old man uses a cane.
The bread is old and rotten
My old phone broke, now I use this new one.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com as old as.
A: 1. he’s almost as old as you
2. he isn’t as old as his friend
3. she’s as old as mom
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com old.
A: My grandmother is really old. How old do you think that cat is? My car is so old that it is rusting. (I am older than you by two years. )
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com too old.
A: Too old?

• He is too old to work as a carpenter.

• The pig is too old, it's meat wouldn't taste good.

• This watch is too old, it won't fetch a good price.

I'm sorry if I perceived wrongly.

Synonyms of "Old" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Any how e Any old how ?
A: no difference. sometime in the south we throw in ole' which sounds like "old". it's just an expression.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre old e ancient ?
A: Ancient is used a few ways.

1. Used as a historical descriptor (usually something very far in the past, often something that doesn't exist any more).
"The buildings in ancient Rome were very beautiful."
"Ancient Greek is a cool language."

2. As an emphasis on something that is old. Ancient can be used as "very old".
"This lamp is ancient."
"Your grandmother is ancient!"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre old e elder? ?
A: こたさわ Nepelope08!

The difference between both words depends on its use together with context.


OLD in it by itself means OLD
(old in age / years / time)

My parents are OLD. Though I could be "10 years OLD" and my parents only "30 years OLD." Though compared to me my parents are OLDER, and even though my parents are still young, they're still OLD (older than me).

My car is 2 years OLD.
My car is as OLD as time.

In the other hand; ELDER is a word or symbol of HONOR used to signify RESPECT to an OLDER person whether that person is part of your same (tribe / society / group) or not. Many times when someone refers to another as an ELDER, that ELDER has sometype of special position or status within that group.


The ELDER of my tribe has spoken!
The ELDER of my church is very nice.
The ELDERS had a meeting.

In general the word ELDER portrays that that person is OLD or OLDER than the speaker but that's not always the case.

I hope this can be helpful to you!

Q: Qual é a diferença entre old e elderly ?
A: "Old" can be used for anything, while "elderly" is usually only for people and animals. It is also more polite to call someone "elderly" than "old".
Q: Qual é a diferença entre old e decrepit ?
A: Decrepit makes it seem like the thing is falling apart because it is so old.

Translations of "Old"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? "Old barbecue" meaning? Why they use "old"

Example sentence - I have to start cooking this on the old barbecue
A: “the old” here is a colloquialism that is not used so much these days. It doesn’t mean old, it is actually quite hard to explain, but it is a way of sounding jovial. It sort of means something more like “the barbecue (that we’re both very familiar with)”, but it is more like an attempt to sound fun/funny. That phrase is more often used ironically now because it sounds a bit naff in modern times.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Old stories are like old friends. You have to visit them from time to time.
A: @Misithia
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how old you?
A: ''how old are you?'' is correct
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? How old you
How old you
A: How old are you is perfect. But be careful -- this is not always a polite question in Anglo phone countries!
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? How old a you
A: How old are you?

Other questions about "Old"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar Out with the old, in with the new.
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Q: 母校のホームページで、後輩が作った雪だるまの写真をみました。
“There’s in my old school.”
A: 雪だるま

old school, alma mater

"The snowman is at my old school."
"It's at my alma mater."
"It's at my old school."
"Here's a picture of a snowman at my alma mater."

I think I tend to use "alma mater", but I might say "old school" sometimes, and that might just be my own idiosyncratic preference.
Q: two olds people who are sitting in front of my stares me.
Can you read this sentence?
[in front of my ] is corecct? soa natural?
A: are you trying to say: two old people, who are sitting across from me, are staring at me
Q: Old ones never get old soa natural?
A: "Someone may leave earth, but they will never leave our memories"


"Lost ones will never be forgotten"

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