over-the-hill :

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  • s  too old to be useful

  • New Orleans resident Rene Savant bought a hearse, thinking she would rent it out for over-the-hill-birthday celebrations.
  • Then in 1939 he began what were to be the last of his short storiesa series of brief burlesques about an over-the-hill Hollywood scriptwriter, Pat Hobby.
  • Mika and the over-the-hill Chemical Brothers get nods for best dance recording while LCD's brilliant Sound of Silver gets nothing.
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  • Why Not Use LeBron James Like Mariano Rivera?
    In 1988 for the Oakland Athletics, Tony LaRussa initiated his strategy of using Dennis Eckersley as a 9th inning, only-when-leading relief pitcher ? a ?closer.? The move helped the A?s and resurrected Eckersley from an over-the-hill starter to Cy Young and MVP winner. The success of the Athletics and Eckersley popularized the practice with it eventually attaining universal adoption across MLB ...
    June 27, 2013 - Forbes

  • Faith Ford in Kansas City Star
    It'sa good message for young people as well as older people: Don't give up on love. It can happen, even when you're 40, which seems to be over-the-hill to some people,said Ford, who at 44 is on her second husband, Campion Murphy.

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