there's life in the old dog yet

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there's life in the old dog yet

  1. A person's faculties, or an organization's usefulness, should not be written off simply because of age.
    • 2015 February 23, “Oscars 2015: 10 things we learned”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      It wasn’t quite Sacheen Littlefeather, but a rolling tide of firebrand speeches showed there’s life in the Hollywood dog yet.

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