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tender age of

the young age of... She left home at the tender age of 17 and got married to a rock singer.
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tender something for something

to offer something (of value) for something. The shareholders were asked to tender one of their shares for two of the offering company's. I decided not to tender my shares.
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tender something (to someone) (for something)

to offer or present something to someone for something. Laura tendered payment to Gary for the tickets. Walter tendered the old shares to the company for new shares.

leave somebody to somebody's tender mercies

  (humorous)
to let someone be dealt with by another person who is not likely to show them any kindness or sympathy Should I have a word with her myself or leave her to Mick's tender mercies?
See also: leave, mercy, tender

leave to someone's tender mercies

Submit to another's power or discretion, especially to an unsympathetic individual. Today this expression is always used ironically, as in We left him to the tender mercies of that stiff-necked, arrogant nurse. It alludes to a biblical passage (Proverbs 12:10): "A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel."
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tender age

A young age, as in It's a great advantage to learn languages at a tender age. [Early 1300s]
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tender loving care

Also, TLC. Solicitous and compassionate care, as in These houseplants sure have had tender loving care, or Older house for sale, needs some renovation and TLC. Originally used to describe the work of care-givers such as nurses, this term today is often used ironically or euphemistically. [Second half of 1900s]
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This news release is merely a notification of the extension of the tender offer and is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.
EOP Operating Limited Partnership indicated that it has extended the consent payment deadline for the tender offers and consent solicitations for the Notes issued under the 1997 Indenture and the Notes issued under the 2000 Indenture and, as a result, holders of such Notes who wish to receive the total consideration offered pursuant to the tender offers for such Notes must now validly tender and not validly withdraw their Notes on or prior to 5:00 p.
The tender offers and consent solicitations relating to the Notes are being made upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated December 26, 2006 (the "Offer to Purchase") and the related Consent and Letter of Transmittal, as heretofore amended and as amended hereby.
The total consideration for each $1,000 principal amount of Notes validly tendered and not withdrawn prior to the consent date described below, and accepted for purchase pursuant to the tender offer will be determined as specified in the tender offer documents and will be equal to the sum of:
New York City time, on December 11, 2006, it has extended the consent payment deadline for the tender offer and consent solicitation to 5:00 p.
The tender offer and consent solicitation are being made on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in an Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated December 4, 2006 and the related Consent and Letter of Transmittal (the "Tender Offer Documents").
Holders who validly tender their Notes and provide their consents to the proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes and to the termination of the registration rights agreement relating to the Notes prior to the Consent Payment Deadline shall receive the total consideration equal to $1,030.
Under the terms of the tender offer, NewMarket is offering to purchase the outstanding Notes for a total consideration, per each $1,000 principal amount of Notes validly tendered and accepted for payment, equal to the present value on the date of purchase of all future payments on the Notes to May 1, 2007 (the first date on which the Notes may be redeemed at the option of NewMarket, the "Earliest Redemption Date"), based on the assumption that the Notes will be redeemed in full at $1,044.
NYSE:WEN) today announced the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer, which expired at 5:00 p.
Both tender offers and consent solicitations are being made pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in an Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated October 23, 2006 (the "Statement").
The total consideration for each $1,000 principal amount of the Buffets Notes tendered and accepted for purchase pursuant to Buffets' tender offer will be $1,058.
Dollar Financial Group expects to pay for any Notes purchased pursuant to the tender offer and consent solicitation in same-day funds on a date promptly following the expiration of the tender offer.
The modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer allows stockholders to indicate how many of their shares and at what price within the $2.
NASDAQ:USPI) today announced the commencement of a tender offer and related consent solicitation for its outstanding senior subordinated notes.
NYSE:LI) today announced that it is commencing a modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer for up to 15,000,000 shares of its common stock with proceeds from a new $500 million term debt facility.