Translation of age in Spanish:
- 1 countable or uncountable (of person, animal, thing) what age was she when she died?what is the age of this house?¿qué edad or cuántos años tenía cuando murió?the children's ages are three, four and six, respectively¿de cuándo or de qué época es esta casa?at the age of 17los niños tienen, respectivamente, tres, cuatro y seis añosfrom an early agea la edad de or a los 17 añosat my agedesde pequeñoat your/that agea mi edadcon mis añoswhen you're my agea tu/esa edadI have a son your agecuando tengas mi edad or mis añosshe's going out with a man twice/half her agetengo un hijo de tu edadhe is six years of agesale con un hombre que la dobla en edad or que le dobla la edad/que tiene la mitad de su edadfor children of all agestiene seis años de edadshe's not of an age to remember the warpara niños de todas las edadesthey're of an ageno tiene edad como para acordarse de la guerrato live to a ripe old ageson de or tienen la misma edadhe's starting to look his agevivir muchos añosto act o be one's ageit's time he acted his agese le están empezando a notar los añoscome on, be your ageya es hora de que siente cabeza or de que empiece a actuar con madurezage limit¡vamos, no seas infantil!límite (masculine) de edadExample sentences
- Enthusiastic young people between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to apply for the classes which take place on a two hour basis on Saturdays.
- The club aims to provide entertainment for teenagers between the ages of 15 to 18 years in a fun and supervised environment.
- On Tuesday next all children between the ages of 6 and 9 are invited to come along and take part.
- 2 2.1 uncountable (maturity) See examples: to be of ageto come of ageser mayor de edadto be under age 2.2 uncountable (old age) See examples: the wisdom of agellegar a la mayoría de edadla sabiduría que dan los años
- 3 countable 3.1 (epoch, period) the Elizabethan/atomic agedown o through the agesla era isabelina/atómica3.2 (long time) [colloquial]I've been waiting ages o an agea través de los tiemposI haven't seen her for agesllevo siglos or un siglo esperando [colloquial]hace siglos que no la veo [colloquial]Example sentences
- Some of the stage crew at Stratford who've been there for ages have said how my voice is just like my father's.
- You wait ages for a television drama about what it's like to be fortysomething - wait until you're halfway through your 40s, in fact - and then four come along at once.
- The French Connection hasn't been on television for ages.
- Human history can be divided into two distinct ages - the geocentric and the heliocentric.
- We face the Brown era in fiction and a dark age for popular history.
- So what we see is not a story of the past, but today's stories set against the previous age or period.
- However, there seems to be a marked age gap between the Cretaceous ages and onset of rifting in the Eocene.
- It happened 252 million years ago, at the boundary of the Permian and Triassic geological ages.
- However, a range of volcanic ages from Lower Cambrian to Early Devonian is suggested on biostratrigraphic grounds.
intransitive verb present participle aging or ageing past participle aged Pronunciation: / eɪdʒd /
- (person)hacer envejecerExample sentences
- She's a young woman and I didn't want to get her something that would age her, so I went with the single pearl.
- I wished that I had aged the paper first by soaking in tea, as I usually do.
- Movie magic had aged the paint and metal to make it look antique.
- While this may sound rather unpleasant, it is the tannin which provides the structure of red wines and allows them to age and mature.
- The culturing process continues as the mild cheddar is allowed to age for about two months.
- We bought six bottles then and they have been aging nicely and drinking excellently now.
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