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    remain into

    Dear teachers,Please read the following sentence:In a few rare cases they remain open or alterable into old age.Could you please tell me if 'remain into' is a phrase? I can't find it in my dictionary.Looking forward to hearing from you.Thank you in advance.Jiang


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    Re: remain into

    "into old age" is the phrase - [they remain] [open or alterable] [into old age]

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    Re: remain into

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    Dear Anglika,
    Thank you very much for your explanation. But I can't find the expression 'into old age' in my dictionary. Does it mean 'growing old'?
    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang
    Dear Anglika,
    Thank you very much for your explanation.
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    "into old age" is the phrase - [they remain] [open or alterable] [into old age]


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    A bit more context would help. However, "As we all move into old age/grow old, so we become less agile" shows that it can be synonymous.

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    Re: remain into


    Dear Anglika,
    Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I see.
    The previous sentence is:
    While we are young, we are continually taking in new ideas, altering our thought-patterns, "making our minds" afresh.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    A bit more context would help. However, "As we all move into old age/grow old, so we become less agile" shows that it can be synonymous.

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