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live to the age of
To survive until one is a certain age. In this war-torn region of the world, it is uncommon for most people to live to the age of 40. My grandmother smoked a pack of cigarettes a day and lived to the age of 94.
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live to the (ripe old) age of something
to survive to a specific [advanced] age. Sally's aunt lived to the ripe old age of one hundred. Ken lived to the age of sixty-two.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.