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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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"Allowing our children at the tender age of 12 years old t o decide on their own whether the time is proper to engage in sexual intercourse - would be like abandoning them blindfold in a tunnel of mazes," she said in filing Senate Bill (SB) No.
She was forced to begin working at the tender age of 12. Gulnaz reflects upon society at large and how noone considered her age at all while seeing her work as a young child.
Uncle John never got over it, but as Don recalled: "The thing was, he lived in Miles Platting in a two up and two down, and I said to him at the tender age of 12 when he was telling us this story, 'what were you going to do with a piano?' "And he said 'play it', and I says 'well you couldn't have got it in the house uncle John'.
Jalaf's love for crafting perfectly shaped eyebrows began at the tender age of 12 a passion that she enthusiastically cultivated over the years to transform into one of the most sought after brow gurus amongst beauty aficionados.
At the tender age of 12, after Higgins won the world title in 2011, Totten was taught a lesson on the practice table by the best in the world.
A BUDDING Coventry entrepreneur has launched an innovative business bringing mouth-watering desserts directly to customers via a "dessert van" - at the tender age of 12.
Relley, who is 27, wrote her first song at the tender age of 12 - Tell Me Boy.
WEven at the tender age of 12, the schoolboy Williams' voice was loud enough to bring about policy change at a company which had established a British institution.
With the two trading early points, Maqbool broke free of Ramachandran midway through all three games to take leads and then held on to keep the title he first won at the tender age of 12 in 2000.
El-Weleily's squash career kicked off at the tender age of 12, representing Egypt in the World Juniors 2001, rapidly climbing up the rankings of squash world to retain the second spot behind Malaysia's Nicol David since 2012.
Life as an actor has been a tough road since he landed his first big role by chance at the tender age of 12.
Yet, nothing can be taken away from the feisty woman who got married, like many others in her village, at the tender age of 12. And for a woman with no formal schooling, and who was the mother of five kids by the time she was in her 20s, she has come a long way.
At the tender age of 12, I decided I would be an atheist.
In the Philippines, the air is "charged with romance." The female of the species are forever talking about suitors and boyfriends while "the Filipino boy has no period in his development in which he hates girls," so at the tender age of 12 begins sending sentimental love notes, directly or through a third party.
I heard him express his vision when I became an activist at the tender age of 12 in the 1950s and when I met him in the early I heard him express his vision when I became an activist at the tender age of 12 in the 1950s and when I met him in the early 1960s prior to his arrest.
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