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She didn't mention how old her children were.
"How old are you?" "I'm 5 years old."
He's not old enough to see this movie.
Aren't you too old to play with dolls?
A lot of old people live alone.
Trees are the oldest living things on the planet.
I hope I'll still be able to play golf when I get old.
There's an old belief that animals can predict earthquakes.
Her sewing machine's really old, it was her mother's.
Why do you keep all these old newspapers?
That old car of theirs is getting so unreliable.
It was nice to get back into my old routine.
"Thy" is an old way of saying "your."
Look at all these old machines!
The old highway to Salinas only had two lanes.
a tour of Warsaw's picturesque Old Town
a poem written in Old English
How is my old buddy Jim?
Dear old Emily, what would we do without her?
Let's go back to Boston, for old times' sake.
He was like a knight of old.
Now you're talking like your old self again!
My daughter Sophia is 3 years old.
European cities are centuries older than ours.
Pam and Sue are old friends.
I still get letters from some of my old students.
Poor old Diane, she really wanted that job.
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