(one's) autumn years

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(one's) autumn years

The time period near the end of one's life. Now that you're retired from work, how do you plan to spend your autumn years?
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Now well into the autumn years of their lives with Philip at 96 and the Queen now 91, there have been many theories about the longevity of their marriage: a mature relationship, intense pleasure in each other's company, team work.
The spring of life was lost to me, The summer long spent too, The autumn years now flashing by, Oh what am I to do?
While Mathews is reaching the autumn years of his career, his opponent from Hull is still relatively young and inexperienced with one chastening defeat on his 15-fight record.
They blight or destroy the autumn years of a life by helping themselves to a nest-egg that has carefully been saved over the decades by someone who is willing to work and behave decently and responsibly.
Because, a generation later, it remains a hellish job to deal with the autumn years of a worshipped footballer's career.
The acknowledgement that Evra is now 32 (though not 33 until mid-May) and has entered the autumn years of a stellar career, is usually followed by Baines's own age being pointed to 29 in December and the key question of whether another left-back is what is required, as Moyes's squad stands.
It is about love and second chances, set in the autumn years of two old school friends.
And as she enters the autumn years of her reign, those around her say they have never known her so happy.
And perhaps he'll spend the autumn years of life behind the scenes.
He recently announced he's looking to retire at around 50, and as the producer of 20 titles perhaps he'll spend the autumn years of life behind the scenes.
Pitt recently announced he's looking to retire at around 50, and perhaps he'll spend the autumn years of life behind the scenes.
30pm COULD Leicester be about to join the United States, Qatar and Uzbekistan as a popular destination for footballers keen to play out the autumn years of their career?
But he seems determined to spend the autumn years of his career with Rotherham, who are playing at Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium for the foreseeable future.
The subject of love and sex in the autumn years is on Keaton's mind because of her latest role in Something's Gotta Give in which she stars with Jack Nicholson, who has never noticeably let Father Time cramp his style.
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