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    Just a Question

    Hi,

    What does " at his time of life" mean?

    Does it mean " at his age"?


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    Re: Just a Question

    Yes.

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    Re: Just a Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Oliver_Twist View Post
    Hi,

    What does " at his time of life" mean?

    Does it mean " at his age"?

    It probably refers to an age range, rather than a specific age though. For example, he could have retired from his job and you might say "At his time of life, it's nice that he can relax in the garden and not have to go to work". He could be anything from 65 to 105 but his retirement years might still be "his time of life".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Just a Question

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It probably refers to an age range, rather than a specific age though. For example, he could have retired from his job and you might say "At his time of life, it's nice that he can relax in the garden and not have to go to work". He could be anything from 65 to 105 but his retirement years might still be "his time of life".
    The context is here :
    "she knows how very acceptable it must be at Miss Taylor's time of life to be settled in a home of her own, and how important to her to be secure of a comfortable provision, and therefore cannot allow herself to feel so much pain as pleasure."

    What does it mean in here??? Is the meaning of "time of life" like to say "At my time of life(or age), speaking a foreign language is really easy???

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