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(on) the wrong side of (some age)

Older than a certain age. Why is she dressing like a teenager when she is clearly the wrong side of 40? I'm sore after every workout these days, so I'm definitely on the wrong side of 30!
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be pushing (an age)

To be approaching a particular age. I was never sore after my workouts until I was pushing 40.
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like sixty

Very quickly. We need to drive like sixty in order to get there on time!
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be on the ˌright/ˌwrong side of ˈ40, ˈ50, etc.

(informal, often humorous) be younger/older than 40, 50, etc: ‘How old is she?’ ‘On the wrong side of forty, I’d say.’
See also: of, on, right, side, wrong
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