be past it

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be past it

1. To have overcome a problem or difficulty in a relationship or situation. Yes, we had issues with communication early in our marriage, but we're past that now, thanks to couples counseling.
2. slang To be past one's youth and thus deemed too old to do certain things Primarily heard in UK. If you ask me, a middle-aged man should not be wearing leather pants. He's past it! That player is definitely past it—he hasn't had a good season in years.
See also: past

be past it

  (informal)
to be too old for a particular activity He was a great footballer in his day, but he's past it now.
See also: past