twilight years

twilight years

Fig. the last years before death. In his twilight years, he became more mellow and stopped yelling at people.
See also: twilight, year
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The pensioners, all of whom are in their seventies, had hoped that they would be able to construct a house after retirement to pass their twilight years in peace.
He decided to get into the foodservice industry for his twilight years.
Duterte, the retirees and veterans are forever grateful to you for all the benefits you have afforded them in the twilight years of their retirement.
How sad the Liberal Government cares so little for our senior citizens in their twilight years.
She said: "They are in their twilight years so it's a good match.
WAYNE Rooney admits he would be interested in extending his Manchester United contract and is ready to see out the twilight years of his career in midfield.
The King of Skid Row: John Bacich and the Twilight Years of Old Minneapolis
They should leave everyone behind and go off and enjoy their twilight years.
An elegant and moving drama about the twilight years of the famous detective.
Staff say he is looking for a home to see out his twilight years.
The challenge of finding pleasure, companionship and personal fulfillment in one's twilight years gets pleasant, poignant screen treatment in "I'll See You in My Dreams," a sweetly handled romantic dramedy that has the great virtue of featuring Blythe Danner in an all-too-rare leading role.
PENSIONERS at a Birmingham OAP village enjoyed a "fruity Friday" to encourage them to lead more active lives in their twilight years.
The 29-year-old is looking to make his biggest move in his career as he moves closer to the twilight years of his career.
The manager added: "He may be in the twilight years of his career but I'm looking forward to seeing how he can help us move forwards.
TWO lifelong friends are in need of a new home to see them through their twilight years.