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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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And, at the tender age of eight, they 'treated' me to George A Romero's X-rated horror classic Dawn Of The Dead on Betamax.
And, at the tender age of eight, they "treated" me to George A Romero's X-rated horror classic Dawn Of The Dead on Betamax.
Villa Academy: The young defender signed for Villa's Academy at the tender age of eight, progressing through the age groups to earn a scholarship and then Pro Contract after playing regularly for the Under-16s.
Born in Shanghai, on China's central coast, the country's biggest city and a global financial hub, Chef Ding started showing his culinary credentials at the tender age of eight, when he started cooking breakfast for his parents.
But sprint sensation Dina Asher-Smith was so sure she wanted to be an Olympic ace at the tender age of eight that she pulled out her colouring pencils and put her dreams down on paper.
After several weeks of whimpering and whining--mine, not the pup's--I had Max ready for opening day at the tender age of eight months.
And that is why these privileged few are in for the long haul, starting out on their football journey at the tender age of eight and (hopefully) impressing coaches both on and off the pitch at 18.
At the tender age of eight, the teenager got fascinated by Club Penguin and involved himself quite deeply in the social gaming site owned by Disney.
Among the swimming stars at the photoshoot in Cumbernauld was Holly McFarlane, one of the veterans at the tender age of eight months.
Bazz Norton began his musical career at the tender age of eight as a choirboy at Canterbury Cathedral.
A clearly passionate and dedicated Lamprecht shared his passion for swimming and said he started swimming at the tender age of eight.
Even at the tender age of eight, however, Rachel Gourley seems to have sussed out just what it takes - after all, she's beating all comers.
Amne was born and raised in a city named Sour, in southern Lebanon, where she began cooking at the tender age of eight, by assisting her mother in the kitchen.
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