old man

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - old man

"old man"



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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - old man

"old man"

husband or boyfriend


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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - old man

"old man"

an affectionate term for addressing a man


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Idiom Definition 4

Idiom Definition - old man

"the old man"

a person in authority;

the boss


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - old man

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Do you think you can borrow your old man's car?

Friend 2:  Maybe.

Friend 1:  Then go ask your father.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - old man

Two women are talking ...

Woman 1:  Which one is your boyfriend?

Woman 2:  That my old man over there.

Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - old man

Two good friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Hey old man. Haven't seen you in a long time.

Friend 2:  I suppose good friends should get together more often.

Friend 1:  No worries.

Idiom Scenario 4

Idiom Definition - old man

Two coworkers are talking ...

Worker 1:  What are we going to do about this?  We did see Joe stealing office supplies after all.

Worker 2:  I suppose that we should go to the boss.

Worker 1:  I don't want to talk to the old man about this. You go.

old man - Usage:


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old man - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for old man.

old man - Examples:

1)  Oh, all right. Old man.

2)  Trump's old man had a rough sense of how much he should pay.

3)  He asked the advice of his father, a veteran of many campaigns. His old man led him into a field of poppies.

4)  John Puller Jr.? You related to -- " "My old man." The young MP looked awed. "Yes, sir."

5)  You went officer route, like the old man. I'm just enlisted.

6)  When I was growing up my old man once asked me a question. "Who owns this house?"

7)  I remember my old man warning that our generation was throwing away a culture that worked.

8)  My old man was in the British army during the move into Germany in 1945.

9)  The woman affectionately thwapped her old man on the arm.

10)  Then you left, and her old man passed, left nothing to her but that beast out there.

11)  Srilankan leaders like Srimavo on the other hand also revered Indian leaders like her old man Mr Jawahlal Nehru.

12)  MacHale's own eight-year-old daughter can't watch her old man's machinations, finding them to be too frightening.

13)  In at least one regard, he's done his old man proud.

14)  Is it about your dad recalling the things his old man used to shout out? 

15)  Does he have any of the abilities his old man Alain had?

16)  He assumed that his son would become a cop like his old man, but he expected Sam to become a doctor.

17)  Bill Jr., he was a daredevil, just like his old man.

18)  If only your old man could have stayed around a few more months.

19)  Could you work with your old man?

20)  Pretend he's not your old man and change your surname.