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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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BILLY JONES is off globetrotting to fly the flag for Great Britain at the tender age of nine.
He was introduced to music at the tender age of nine by his mother who was a member of the choir.
Bakari started the trade of unarmed combat at the tender age of nine under the guidance of former boxer Lemmy "Cobra" Katibi.The light flyweight boxer has started to write his history in the Kenya national boxing team's famed fork lore as he began his Gold Coast campaign.
The 86-year-old GAA fanatic from Cabra made his first pilgrimage to the stadium at the tender age of nine and says he remembers it "clear as day".
At the tender age of nine, Yousuf Al Heera was diagnosed with diabetes and Al Dhahabi found herself at a complete loss.
Maharashtra, March 14 -- Petite and graceful, Samriddhi Ghosh is an acknowledged prodigy in Rhythmic Gymnastics at the tender age of nine. She has won numerous accolades for herself and the country at international, national and district level tournaments.
Stevenson joined his home-town club at the tender age of nine and his latest deal means he will be contracted to the Sky Blues until June 2020.
Ms Finch had dispatched the very same concerto (1938) with the Phil all of 15 years ago at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, then just 21: a case of an exceptional Welsh-born musician, who had topped out the Grade 8 examinations at the tender age of nine, showcasing a native instrument to a cosmopolitan audience.
I now fast-forward exactly a year to the date, to Friday, October 21, 1966, and to an incident in which I was directly involved, and in which I could very easily have been killed, at the tender age of nine years and four months.
Achieving astoundingly high marks in his Grade Eight exam at the tender age of nine, he went on to lead the National Children's Orchestra for three years and win numerous awards, including the string prize for his age group at the Urdd Eisteddfod four years running.
His literary journey started in 1985 at the tender age of nine. He received first prize on article writing at district level when he was studying in Class IX.
The upcoming movie will show her to be orphaned at the tender age of nine by a T-800.
EAGLESCLIFFE javelin thrower Benji Savage, right, continues to overthrow the competition - at the tender age of nine.
At the tender age of nine months she was well into her first season, but I wanted to continue working her on a one-on-one basis without the distraction of other dogs or hunters.
TALENTED Liam Brown is gearing up for his first World Pipe Championships - at the tender age of nine.
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