phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Facebook  Twitter

Phrase meanings

Posted by ESC on October 06, 2004

In Reply to: Phrase meanings posted by Raine on October 06, 2004

: Hi!

: Just wondered if anyone could tell me what the phrase 'old habits die hard' means?

If you've been doing something for a long time, it is difficult to stop. Another way of saying it: old habits are hard to break.

If a person has been smoking for 20 years, it is more difficult for him to quit than it is for someone who has just taken up the habit.

Comment Form is loading comments...