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bad habits die hard
proverb Bad habits or unhealthy lifestyle choices that people have become very accustomed to are especially difficult to change or give up. Likely an adaptation of the more common "old habits die hard." I've read all the literature, I know all the health warnings, and I'm aware of how much I spend each day on cigarettes, but still I can't resist the urge to buy another pack. Bad habits die hard. Even as a grown adult, he still bites his nails when he's not paying attention. I guess bad habits really do die hard.
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n. an addiction to a drug. There are many treatment programs to help with drug habits.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- a creature of habit
- bad habits die hard
- break (one's) habit
- break a habit
- break a/the habit
- by force of habit
- creature of habit
- force of habit
- get into the habit of (doing something)
- habit is second nature
- kick a habit
- kick the (something)
- kick the habit
- kick the habit, drug, booze, etc.
- kick the/(one's) habit
- knock the habit
- knock the/(one's) habit
- make a habit of
- make a habit of (doing something)
- make a habit/practice of something
- mickey mouse habit
- nose habit
- old habits die hard
- old habits, traditions, etc. die hard
- shake a/the habit
- Why break the habit of a lifetime?