at the tender age of

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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!
See also: age, of, tender
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was at the tender age of eleven, his mother became paralysed and later got mentally ill.
When Edhi was at the tender age of eleven, his mother became paralysed and later got mentally ill.
Born in 1966, Luna began singing at tango bars at the tender age of eleven. Within a few years, she was headlining with some of the city's top tango orchestras.
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