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seventy; 70 tile
 
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
frost eighty not; no unusual; extraordinary; strange
simp. and trad.
(七十瓦上霜,八十不稀奇)
七十 八十 稀奇
Literally: “at seventy the tiles have frost on them, [but don't worry,] eighty isn't that unusual”.

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七十瓦上霜,八十不稀奇

  1. despite signs of aging, there's still life left to live

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