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there's life in the old dog yet

cliché One still has vitality or the ability to perform certain actions despite one's advanced age. Did you see Grandpa out on the dance floor? There's life in the old dog yet! I know you think I'm all broken down, but I can still hold my own when I need to. There's life in this old dog yet!
See also: dog, life, old, yet
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there's life in the old dog yet

despite appearances to the contrary, an old person is still full of vigour, enthusiasm, etc.
See also: dog, life, old, yet
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there’s ˌlife in the old dog ˈyet

(humorous) a person is old but is still active and enjoys life: At 70 he’s decided to go round the world. There’s life in the old dog yet!I’m not too old to enjoy myself! There’s life in the old dog yet, you know.
See also: dog, life, old, yet
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