at the tender age of

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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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Her acting career began at the tender age of four and by 13
She began dancing at the tender age of four, starting at the Malpas Rooms in Broad Street.
Even at the tender age of four, Zion Gutierrez is already showing potential in showbiz, with his cute looks and even cuter dance moves.
Born in a family of ardent music lovers, Suchetha started learning Carnatic music at the tender age of four.
White started out at Northampton BBOB at the tender age of four, and his first senior club was Stourbridge where he made 90 appearances across four seasons while studying at the University of Worcester.
Though she left Iran at the tender age of four, she told Kayhan London in an interview last week that her Persian roots are still a big part of who she is.
She landed an agent at the tender age of four after being spotted in a restaurant.
Born a year apart in the mid 50s, both were given their first guitar at the tender age of four and both started playing professionally in their family band at an extremely early age (Tommy at six and Martin by the age of eight).
In fact, little James went through his first round of chemo at just six months old, but as relapses became more common doctors finally deemed him old enough, at the tender age of four, to undergo radiotherapy.
He's won two, including the Irish Lincoln last time out, which has earned him a rating of 108, and at the tender age of four he is the second highest-rated in the field behind the 116-rated Famous Name.
The drawback is that such training begins at the tender age of four or five, and it is very time-intensive, with long training sessions several times a week and secondary training in ballet.
At the tender age of four, Nida acknowledged a call to be a missionary.
Hala's first taste of fame came at the tender age of four, when she was the youngest child to perform on children's singing show El Tifl Al Ebdaee (The Creative Child).
She tought herself to play piano by ear at the tender age of four and since then has sold almost 14million records worldwide.
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