Idiom: There's no fool like an old fool
When an older person behaves foolishly, it seems worse than when a younger person does the same, especially in relationships, as an older person should kknow better.Country: International English | Subject Area: Character & appearance | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- A fool and his money are soon parted
- Play the fool
- Fool's paradise
- Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me
- A fool at 40 is a fool forever
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