Значение идиомы of age

[of age] {adj. phr.} 1a. Old enough to be allowed to do or managesomething.

Mary will be of driving age on her next birthday.

Contrast: OVER AGE, UNDER AGE. 1b. Old enough to vote; having theprivileges of adulthood.

The age at which one is considered of ageto vote, or of age to buy alcoholic drinks, or of age to be prosecutedas an adult, varies within the United States.

2. Fully developed;mature.

Education for the foreign born came of age when bilingualeducation was accepted as a necessary part of the public schoolsystem.

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Значение идиомы of age