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at the tender age of

At the young age of. This phrase is used to emphasize how young one was when one did something in particular. The age is stated after "of." I'm not surprised to hear that he was doing science experiments at the tender age of seven—he's a child genius!
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in garbageology, having been a garbage collector for 18 years, starting at the tender age of 10 when he pushed a sluggish pushcart loaded with trash without counting the hours and the days.
Public Health England say that children at the tender age of 10, are eating as much sugar as they should if they were aged 18.
FRIENDS OUR AT DUDLEY Sue, from Orangutan Appeal UK, toured the current orang enclosure with head of upper primates Pat Stevens and conservation officer Chris Leeson, who was inspired by Sue's conservation work at the tender age of 10.
Two outstanding achievements that should be highlighted: one of the grandchildren was accompanied by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra as solo pianist at the tender age of 10 and another has excelled in his Eisteddfod piano performances.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency is pressing an administration plan for compulsory drug testing in elementary schools starting with Grade 4 pupils, most of whom are at the tender age of 10. At P200 per student, that would require an outlay of P2.8 billion, according to estimates of the Department of Education.
At the tender age of 10, Elissa began participating in social events and took part in the kids' festival at Mont La Salle, which was hosted by Sandy Oshakji.
Brandon first came to prominence when, at the tender age of 10, he won the Droitwich U18s Boys' Open.
5 THE DRESSMAKER Wednesday, Film4, 9pm AT the tender age of 10, Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage is implicated in the death of a schoolboy.
5 THE DRESSMAKER Wednesday, Film4, 9pm AT THE tender age of 10, Myrtle "Tilly" Dunnage is implicated in the death of a schoolboy.
It is thought that this practice originated with the nobility, the royals of the Modern English Period, and began, around 1553, with Edward VI who became king at the tender age of 10. The term, however, is more commonly associated with Charles in particular.
Live Like Bella[R] was founded in June 2013 in memory of Bella Rodriguez-Torres, who passed away at the tender age of 10 from Rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer.
Born in 1947, he made his debut by singing at Urs of Shah Shams Tabrez in Multan at the tender age of 10.
What has triggered the writing of this article was an event that was staged at the " Hadjihambis " theatre, in Ammochostos, in the year 1954 or, possibly, 1955, when, at the tender age of 10, I found myself reciting a poem by Ioannis Polemis (1862-1924).
THE DRESSMAKER (12) AT the tender age of 10, Myrtle "Tilly" Dunnage is implicated in the death of a schoolboy and banished from her sleepy hometown and finds her calling as a seamstress in Paris.
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