twilight years

twilight years

Fig. the last years before death. In his twilight years, he became more mellow and stopped yelling at people.
See also: twilight, year
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They should leave everyone behind and go off and enjoy their twilight years.
An elegant and moving drama about the twilight years of the famous detective.
Staff say he is looking for a home to see out his twilight years.
PENSIONERS at a Birmingham OAP village enjoyed a "fruity Friday" to encourage them to lead more active lives in their twilight years.
The 29-year-old is looking to make his biggest move in his career as he moves closer to the twilight years of his career.
The manager added: "He may be in the twilight years of his career but I'm looking forward to seeing how he can help us move forwards.
Inspired by "Romeo and Juliet," the play revolves around two individuals trying to pursue love in their twilight years.
TWO lifelong friends are in need of a new home to see them through their twilight years.
I don't want to spend my twilight years With scruffy knees and finger nails Wishing for rain so I can avoid Digging out weeds and chasing snails.
The shocking revelations will frighten all those currently struggling to survive as they enter their twilight years.
Even though veteran Brad Haddin or all rounder Shane Watson would be stop-gap Test captains, neither is a long-term option with Haddin in the twilight years of his career while Watson being the same age as Clarke.
And just one in five feels guilty about unloading heirlooms to meet costs in their twilight years, said the report by LV=.
Balmer was in his twilight years at Oldham when Vernon was a kid breaking into the team.
It says careful eating, daily exercise, moderate drinking and not smoking could slash risk of ill health during the twilight years, Daily Express reported.
Currently, 122 cats and 61 dogs are enjoying their twilight years in new homes.