tender age

tender age

A youthful age. I'm not surprised to hear that he was doing science experiments at such a tender age—he's a child genius! I experienced my first true heartbreak at the tender age of 18.
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tender age of

the young age of... She left home at the tender age of 17 and got married to a rock singer.
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tender age

A young age, as in It's a great advantage to learn languages at a tender age. [Early 1300s]
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I grew up in Blyth and at the tender age of 16 in 1960 joined the RAF; I've only been back in the area about a dozen times.
A decade on, Rogers emulated his former coach by playing first-team football at the tender age of 16, when he came off the bench in the FA Cup replay against Brighton.
Patane also urged sponsors to adopt athletes at a tender age.
Even at a tender age, Olivia Manzano Reyes already shows that she has a heart of gold.
The new curriculum tackles all the stages of growth from tender age to adolescence, and any teaching materials that are not approved by KICD are illegal and schools must reject them," said Dr Jwan.
He further said the children even venture into drug abuse at a tender age and end up destroying their lives for good.
The story quoted Steven Wagner, an official with the Department of Health and Human Services, referring to "specialized facilities that are devoted to providing care to children with special needs and tender age children as we define as under 13 would fall into that category," he said.
"Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas..." she(https://twitter.com/maddow/status/1009258560289636352) tweeted.
Directed by Aje Films, Senth5, who started singing at a tender age as an acapella member recently got a record deal with IMO RECORDZ , and has released his first single Belly Dancer.
Bhansali told local media that his new film will be called Hamari Jaan Ho Tum and the story revolves around two young individuals who are married off at a tender age. Alia Bhatt was signed for the movie.
He said it was time to create among studnets at a tender age to free country of the menace of intolernaec and discord.
An entrepreneur and fashion blogger at the tender age of 21, Ellie, from Stockton, has her feet solidly placed on the ladder of success (Gazette 27.07.16).
The 22-year-old is known as one of the most openly sexual pop stars in recent years and admitted she told her mum Tish she was bisexual at the tender age of 14.
Dr Buxani, who came to Dubai at a tender age of 18, fondly remembers the formation years of the city state which he has since adopted to be his hometown.
Sentencing, Judge David Aubrey said: "For your own sexual gratification you abused her, when she was of such a tender age."