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1a politician in / of the old school — un político de la vieja escuela
- He was an actor of the old school, his voice capable of uncommon levels of thrilling timbre.
- The artists of the old school, in particular the sonata playing of Glenn Gould and Yehudi Menuhin.
- Though politically an old school Tory, Howard Senior came to believe the British had got it wrong.
- A real old school gent, he even took the time to apologise when the blood got loud enough to be heard over the train noise.
- Despite the rest of the family wanting this old lady interned in a hospital or hospice, my mother is of the old school.
- The era of the sozzled old school hack is drawing to a close and, eventually, there may be no one around to raise a glass to it.
- He had a good conference and is an excellent performer of the old school.
- I am of the old school that wants centre-backs who can defend first and foremost.
- He's of the old school, where your word is everything and a deal's a deal, which is rare these days.
- Hibbert is a popular historian of the old school, reticent, scholarly and modest.
- I was under Bob at Queensland, a hard man from the old school, and a bigoted man.
- I thought this guy was great as he was a Japanese salary man of the old school.
- He was a journalist of the old school, a reporter who once he got his teeth into a story wouldn't let go.
- One of the old school army officers on a private income decided to learn Paragliding.