be (on) the right side of (an age)(redirected from be on the right/wrong side of 40)
be (on) the right side of (an age)
To be younger than a certain age. You can get away with dressing like a teenager when you're still on the right side of 30. I was never sore after working out when I was on the right side of 40!
A shortening of "et cetera," a Latin phrase literally meaning "and the others," used to allude to or include other similar things without naming them directly. I didn't do much today besides housework—you know, the laundry, the dishes, etc. It's a birthday party, so we'll just have cake, ice cream, etc.
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