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    xMieke is offline Newbie
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    Question 'getting old' and 'growing old'

    Hello,

    I was wondering if there is a difference in meaning between 'getting old' and 'growing old'

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    tedtmc is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: 'getting old' and 'growing old'

    Both mean the same but I prefer getting. You don't really 'grow' when you're old, in reality you shrink!

    not a teacher

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