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at the tender 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!
See also: age, of, tender
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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.
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.
A pioneer, the beauty revealed she followed in her mother's footsteps and took her pledge at the tender age of 10.
I'm back, you bastards," snarls Tilly Dunnage (Winslet), formerly known as Myrtle Dunnage, as she steps back into the dust-choked Australian hamlet of Dungatar, from which she was banished at the tender age of 10 for allegedly murdering a schoolboy named Stewart Pettyman.
At the tender age of 10 when kids usually run, jump and play, for Gil Merced even walking a few steps was an arduous task.
At the tender age of 10 when Oinam Bembem Devi first started playing football, she couldn't have imagined herself playing internationals in a few years' time.
The singer, 81, who joined the industry at the tender age of 10 is now semi-retired from Bollywood.
She started playing netball at the tender age of 10, while also playing Soccer and Volleyball occasionally.
I get why men stare at women, mommy explained that to me at the tender age of 10, but what the hell is up with the women who stare at women?