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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Asked if he could tell at the tender age of seven and eight if McCann had something special that stood out from the rest and suggested a bright future ahead, Wayne said: "He was a little bit different to the rest of the boys.
He took home the top prize at the International Russian Music Piano Competition in California at the tender age of seven and at eight he conducted the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan - he conducted the D-Minor piano concerto by W.
Pure-born Spartan men were cast into barracks at the tender age of seven and not allowed to leave their particular cohort of comrades, if they survived, until military-retirement at 45 (interestingly not far off a current 20-year Army retirement once the "cadet" Spartiates achieved full status around age 20).
The 20 year old "Teen Queen of the Philippines" Kathryn Chandria Bernardo started her acting career at the tender age of seven with appearances in series like Vietnam Rose and It Might Be You.
MICHAEL WHITAKER MICHAEL was born in Huddersfield five years after his brother and began competing on ponies at the tender age of seven.
The Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity based founded in the memory of Matthew Brown who died from Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in 2009 at the tender age of seven.
She' was, of course, better known as Carla Lane, who had her first poem published (in the Liverpool Echo) at the tender age of seven but became a nurse on leaving school at 14.
A church choir member at the tender age of seven, Nanette would later become an active member of the U.
Kizzy, who started running at the tender age of seven, and dreams of becoming a professional athlete, said: "My parents were into running and my dad took me along to competitions when I was young.
Pajouheshnia, who runs his shop with son Pejman, is from a line of carpet makers and started his career in his parents' Iranian carpet workshop at the tender age of seven -- 56 years ago.
He learnt this art from his forefathers at the tender age of seven.
But the 46-year-old's first taste of working alongside his father Graham and his uncle Keith in the bakery had been many years earlier at the tender age of seven.
His ambition to become an artist was formed at the tender age of seven and he has pursued nothing else.
Introducing environment protection at the tender age of seven will certainly enable us to turn awareness from just being a campaign into a lifestyle that continues as schoolchildren grow.
A PRESTATYN youngster is flying the flag for Wales in a UK-wide motorsport championship at the tender age of seven.
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