put years on someone

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.
See also: on, put, year
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put years on (or take years off) someone

make someone feel or look older (or younger).
See also: on, put, someone, year
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