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не первой свежести

разг. (о продуктах) not to be very / particulary fresh, to start to spoil, to be going bad; (о предмете одежды) not to be completely / quite / very clean / fresh, to be worn / used; (о новостях, информации) stale, old, already known; (о человеке) not exactly in the first flush / blush of youth, not exactly in the flower of (one's) youth

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не первой свежести

о продукте not very fresh; об одежде not very clean; о человеке шутл past one's prime

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На ней была матросская шляпка из черной соломки, белая блузка не первой свежести и коричневая юбка.
She wore a sailor hat of black straw, a white blouse which was not quite clean, and a brown skirt.
Моэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческихMaugham, Somerset / Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Хоть лицо у него не первой свежести, волосы черные, как вакса, и лежат на голове, будто нарисованные, волосок к волоску.
Though his face shows a lot of wear, his hair is black as shoe polish, and lies as flat on his head as if painted in place.
Апдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоилсяUpdike, John / Rabbit At Rest
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990

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не первой свежести1/2
not to be very / particulary fresh; to start to spoil; to be going bad; not to be completely / quite / very clean / fresh; to be worn / used; stale; old; already known; not exactly in the first flush / blush of youth; not exactly in the flower of (one's) youth

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быть не первой молодости (о людях), не первой свежести (о вещах)
be past one's prime
быть не первой свежести
to smell past one's prime