English idioms – Be set in your ways

From http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/

be set in your ways

to have habits or opinions that you have had for a long time and that you do not want to change

“As people get older they become more set in their ways.”

“I told my father he should pay someone to cut his grass for him now that he is getting older but he likes to do it himself. He is very set in his ways.”

“No one can cut the grass the way I like it!”

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