sweet young thing


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sweet young thing

A cute, innocent young girl or woman. You are 60 years old! How, in good conscience, can you date that sweet young thing? I love spending time with my niece, she's such a sweet young thing.
See also: sweet, thing, young
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Screenwriters Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong attempt to sweeten the tone by introducing a romantic subplot for Mitch, embroiling him in a love triangle with sweet young thing Nicole (Pompeo) and her current beau Mark (Kilborn) who is, of course, a double-crossing lascivious sonofagun.
Screenwriters Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong attempt to sweeten the tone by introducing a romantic sub-plot for Mitch, embroiling him in a love triangle with sweet young thing Nicole (Ellen Pompeo) and her current beau Mark (Craig Kilborn) who is, of course, a double-crossing swine.
Emily Watson pops up as a sweet young thing who is arrested and starts getting Baleall weak at theknees.
She tells me that she really fancies Gaz from Supergrass but the sweet young thing hasn't had a chance to meet him yet.
I duly obliged and watched in astonishment as the sweet young thing downed a third skinful.
THE sight of French actress Audrey Tautou surrounded by red roses and swooning in love will remind audiences of the sweet young thing she played in Amelie.
I was a sweet young thing with long blonde hair - on my first day I was told to get into a Maid Marian frock and go to our oldest tree, the Major Oak, and be interviewed for local TV.
Natasha Little from This Life is the heroine, Becky Sharp, while Nathaniel Parker is the cad who takes advantage of the sweet young thing. Lush and sumptuous to look at, exactly the sort of drama which the Beeb do so well.
US reports have claimed that she is getting bad publicity after a series of incidents have spoiled her reputation as a sweet young thing.
"If I'd been a sweet young thing of 25 and he'd been a bright young thing of 27, then maybe we would have done the big thing.
The street we live on has quietened over the years as the youngsters have morphed from sweet young things into the living dead.
Should we all bask in the "reflected glory" brought by these sweet young things or just "tsk-tsk" at the long-lost Maria Clara ideals?
SUGABABES, as the name suggests,are sweet young things but there is nothing saccharine about them.
Along with good friends Reese Witherspoon and Julia Stiles, she's one of the new generation of sweet young things.