10 Expressions about Age

10 Expressions about Age

1. She's in her early twenties. (=20-23 years old)
2. He's in his late thirties. (=37-39 years old)
3. She just turned six.
4. Act your age! (use this when an adult is being immature, acting like a child)
5. I'm not as young as I used to be.
6. I'm not over the hill yet! (over the hill = an informal expression to say "old")
7. He's no spring chicken. (= he's not young)
8. She's wise beyond her years. (she is young, but she has the wisdom of an older person)
9. I'm having a senior moment. (= I'm being forgetful)
10. He lived to a ripe old age. (= a very old age)
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    Certain remedies have been found highly beneficial in the treatment of influenza. The most important of these is the use of long pepper. Half a teaspoonful of the powder of the long pepper with two teaspoonfuls of honey and half a teaspoonful of juice of ginger should be taken thrice a day. This will help greatly if taken in initial stages of the disease. It is especially useful in avoiding complications which follow the onset of the disease, namely, the involvement of the larynx and bronchial tube. Another excellent remedy for influenza is the green leaves of basil or tulsi plant. About one gram of these leaves should be boiled along with some ginger n half a litre of water until about half the water is left. This decoction should be taken as tea. It gives immediate relief. Garlic and turmeric are other effective food medicines for influenza. Garlic is useful as a general antiseptic and should be given as much as the patient can bear. Garlic juice may also be sucked up the nose. A teaspoonful of turmeric powder should be mixed in a cup of warm milk and taken three times in the day. It will prevent complications arising from influenza and also activate the liver which becomes sluggish during the attack.

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