put years on (one)

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put years on (one)

To cause someone to look, act, or feel much older than they are. I'm not even 30, but having two kids has put years on me! I think you should consider a career change, because this job has been putting years on you.
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put years on (or take years off) someone

make someone feel or look older (or younger).
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put ˈyears on somebody

make somebody feel or look much older: The shock of losing his job put years on him.
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