tender age

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See: nonage
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A resident of Dubai for over 56 years, 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.
At the tender age of 40 Ryan Giggs has called an end to his playing career after being named as Louis van Gaal's assistant at Old Trafford after taking charge of Manchester United for four games at the end of this season following David Moyes' exit.
35pm Last year, the man considered America's greatest living novelist announced his retirement - at the tender age of 80 - but Philip Roth, who has turned out era-defining fiction for over half a century now, shocked the world by doing so.
THOSE people objecting to Malala opening the library seem to have overlooked the fact the she is a world famous celebrity who has addressed the United Nations at the tender age of 16.
At the tender age of 69 I was fortunate to land on my "fleshy parts".
The Prime Minister appreciated Affan for his hard work that enabled him to take his studies in MBA in tender age of 17 years.
Admiration for her courageous fight against the cancer she was struck down with at such a tender age stretched around the world.
Stephen Gately was discovered alone on the sofa, having died from natural causes at the tender age of 33.
Summary: Teen music sensation Miley Cyrus has released her autobiography at the tender age of 16.
FOR Andy Murray to have written an autobiography at the tender age of 21 is a nonsense, but to include references to the Dunblane massacre is an absolute disgrace.
She took it very well," he laughed, describing her reaction when he told her, at the tender age of 33, that he preferred the company of men.
Starting at the tender age of 4, he honed the ability to transfer images in his mind to the leftover pieces of paper brought home by his father.