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does anyone know idioms on somethig that is attritional and withered it could be idioms to describe old aged people
He looks like an old prune.
Falling apart at the seams.
As old as the hills
Exceedingly old - usually in reference to people rather than things.
Idioms: ripe old age
An age advanced in years, as in I expect to live to a ripe old age. The adjective ripe here means "fully developed physically and mentally," but the current use of the idiom usually just signifies a long lifespan. [Second half of 1300s]
They say that the memory is the second thing to go. I can't remember what the first thing is.