Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Old"

The meaning of "Old" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I’m this old mean?
A: The person is saying that while introducing themselves they said their age.
Q: What does old pickle-puss mean?
A: that's not a current expression.... but here's one: SOUR PUSS

that would refer to someone who is generally NOT HAPPY about anything.

Q: What does old mean?
A: antigo/velho
Q: What does old mean?
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Example sentences using "Old"

Q: Please show me example sentences with old.
A: thank you
Q: Please show me example sentences with old.
A: The 60 year old man uses a cane.
The bread is old and rotten
My old phone broke, now I use this new one.
Q: Please show me example sentences with as old as.
A: 1. he’s almost as old as you
2. he isn’t as old as his friend
3. she’s as old as mom
Q: Please show me example sentences with old.
A: My grandmother is really old. How old do you think that cat is? My car is so old that it is rusting. (I am older than you by two years. )
Q: Please show me example sentences with too old.
A: Too old?

• He is too old to work as a carpenter.

• The pig is too old, it's meat wouldn't taste good.

• This watch is too old, it won't fetch a good price.

I'm sorry if I perceived wrongly.

Synonyms of "Old" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Any how and Any old how ?
A: no difference. sometime in the south we throw in ole' which sounds like "old". it's just an expression.
Q: What is the difference between old and ancient ?
A: Ancient is used a few ways.

1. Used as a historical descriptor (usually something very far in the past, often something that doesn't exist any more).
"The buildings in ancient Rome were very beautiful."
"Ancient Greek is a cool language."

2. As an emphasis on something that is old. Ancient can be used as "very old".
"This lamp is ancient."
"Your grandmother is ancient!"
Q: What is the difference between old and elder? ?
A: こたさわ Nepelope08!

The difference between both words depends on its use together with context.

Examples:

OLD in it by itself means OLD
(old in age / years / time)

My parents are OLD. Though I could be "10 years OLD" and my parents only "30 years OLD." Though compared to me my parents are OLDER, and even though my parents are still young, they're still OLD (older than me).

My car is 2 years OLD.
My car is as OLD as time.

In the other hand; ELDER is a word or symbol of HONOR used to signify RESPECT to an OLDER person whether that person is part of your same (tribe / society / group) or not. Many times when someone refers to another as an ELDER, that ELDER has sometype of special position or status within that group.

Example:

The ELDER of my tribe has spoken!
The ELDER of my church is very nice.
The ELDERS had a meeting.

In general the word ELDER portrays that that person is OLD or OLDER than the speaker but that's not always the case.

I hope this can be helpful to you!

Q: What is the difference between old and elderly ?
A: "Old" can be used for anything, while "elderly" is usually only for people and animals. It is also more polite to call someone "elderly" than "old".
Q: What is the difference between old and decrepit ?
A: Decrepit makes it seem like the thing is falling apart because it is so old.

Translations of "Old"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Old stories are like old friends. You have to visit them from time to time.
A: @Misithia
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how old you?
A: ''how old are you?'' is correct
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 14 old
A: 14 year / years old
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How old you
How old you
A: How old are you is perfect. But be careful -- this is not always a polite question in Anglo phone countries!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How old a you
A: How old are you?

Other questions about "Old"

Q: 母校のホームページで、後輩が作った雪だるまの写真をみました。
「それ(雪だるま)は、母校にあります」を英訳すると、
“There’s in my old school.”
という表現は適切ですか?もし、間違っていたらどういう表現が正しいですか?
A: 雪だるま
snowman

母校
old school, alma mater

"The snowman is at my old school."
"It's at my alma mater."
"It's at my old school."
"Here's a picture of a snowman at my alma mater."

I think I tend to use "alma mater", but I might say "old school" sometimes, and that might just be my own idiosyncratic preference.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce "old".
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Q: two olds people who are sitting in front of my stares me.
Can you read this sentence?
[in front of my ] is corecct? does this sound natural?
A: are you trying to say: two old people, who are sitting across from me, are staring at me
Q: Old ones never get old does this sound natural?
A: "Someone may leave earth, but they will never leave our memories"

Or

"Lost ones will never be forgotten"

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