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    Default DEAR TDOL, I don't get it...

    Quote Originally Posted by TDOL

    It depends on how you see the two parts connecting. They are two sentences that work together and they can be bridged in different ways:

    It's sad (that) all these older guys (are) partying way past their prime.
    What is sad is all these older guys (who are) partying way past their prime.

    BTW, 'way' here means 'long' (time)

    I'm not exactly sure what your question is looking for, but does this help?
    "It's sad, isn't it? All these older guys partying way past their
    prime."


    so what does it mean?I don't get it?

    a.It's sad (that) all these older guys (are) partying way past their prime.
    b.What is sad is all these older guys (who are) partying way past their prime.

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    It is sad to see men who are partying even though they are getting old.

    The idea here is that partying and the extreme behavior that goes with it is for younger people. Fifty-year-olds on the dancefloor n be a strange sight.

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