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young in English:

1. old


My father is old.
The old cottage had only one bed, so we all took turns sleeping in it.
Old homes, especially traditional Japanese ones, can be damp and unfriendly to modern life.
Since he is old, this task must be difficult for him.
When poverty comes in the door, love flies out the window is a saying as old as it is sad.
Are you seriously thinking about buying that old car?
My twelve year old boy doesn't like to play baseball.
I think it's unlikely that Tom would be interested in buying your old MP3 player.
It's no good making the same old products year after year.
He persuaded his firm to let him go back to his old job.
Blues singer and guitarist Robert Johnson would have been 100 years old on May 8th of 2011 if he hadn't died when he was 27 years old.
According to the old man I met yesterday, cockroaches can be eaten and don't taste all that bad.
Seen from a distance, the big rock looks like an old castle.
In America, you are a minor if you are under 18 years old.
Lots of old people are killed in traffic accidents every year.

English word "young"(old) occurs in sets:

A14 Adjectives - OPPOSITES
przymiotniki przeciwieństwa

2. youth


Youth is such a priceless commodity that it is a shame to waste it on children.
misspend youth
Education must not be limited to our youth, but it must be a continuing process through our entire lives.
In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theatre before the curtain is raised, sitting there in high spirits and eagerly waiting for the play to begin.
Some old men, by continually praising the time of their youth, would almost persuade us that there were no fools in those days; but unluckily they are left themselves for examples.
Our youth we can have but to-day, we may always find time to grow old.
We are concerned about the further actualization of current problems among youth, such as truancy, dislike of school and lack of appropriate character development.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
Mrs Cockburn concealed her name lest the knowledge of her sex and youth should produce a prejudice against her work.
For some this causes them to become depressed or to look for ways to recapture their youth, to be young again.
The 15-year-old youth said that he never took drugs. That youth over there is sending you flowers. Rock music appeals to the youth.
I find it apt to cause misunderstanding that society confers such emotional privileges upon youth.
Age may have one side, but assuredly Youth has the other. There is nothing more certain than that both are right, except perhaps that both are wrong.

English word "young"(youth) occurs in sets:

Word formation nouns

3. younger


We were younger then.
I realize that this may sound crazy, but I think I've fallen in love with your younger sister.
When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
The government will have much trouble balancing the needs of its younger population with the requirements of the old people.
Younger Cubans tend to tune into the American television network.
The younger brother replied, "I have heard: 'He who is afraid of the leaves must not go into the forest.'"
Right now, to 20 people only, we're revealing for free the secret of manipulating younger women.
Yamada isn't very popular with the girls in his school year, but he's popular amongst the younger students.
Did you hear that our neighbor was fooling around with a younger woman?
You know my younger daughter is about the same age as your son. That's why I think that they will get engaged.
No sooner had the younger brother gone into the forest than he found the river, swam across it, and there on the other side was the she-bear, fast asleep.
Look how they all speak ill of me behind my back because I married a woman thirty years younger than me.
Television shows violence, which influences, above all, younger people.
If you try to defend the seniority-based corporate escalator these days all you'll get is flak from younger employees.

English word "young"(younger) occurs in sets:

Stopniowanie przymiotników

4. you


I love you.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
It is up to you to decide whether we will go there or not.
If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
If you see a mistake, then please correct it.
Pass me the salt, please. "Here you are."
While you are asleep, the bodily functions slow down and body temperature falls.
She has caught up with you in every respect.
The train will be leaving in five minutes so you had better hurry up.
People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
You are telling it second hand, aren't you?
We will only consider placing an order if you reduce the price by 5%.
You had best follow the doctor's advice.
If you join this club, you will be entitled to use all of its facilities.
If you plan well, you can spend less time doing unnecessary things and get the work done faster.

English word "young"(you) occurs in sets:

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5. tender


This beef is tender.
She has a tender heart.
My father was no less affectionate and tender to me than my mother was.
Would God, I were the tender apple blossom, That floats and falls from off the twisted bough, To lie and faint within your silken bosom, Within your silken bosom as that does now.
My breasts are tender.
The rough material hurt the child's tender skin.
Old cows eat tender grass.
The petals of this rose are very tender.
He is at once strict and tender.
He seems to be bankrupt of all tender feeling.
She is a tender girl of questionable morals.
I hereby tender my resignation.
Nothing seems so tender to me as an old couple walking down the street holding hands.
His voice was full of tender concern.
Yukiko is an innocent girl of tender years.

English word "young"(tender) occurs in sets:

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6. new


What's new?
I'm from Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.
An Indian buyer and a Japanese businessman haggled over the price of the new product.
On New Year's Eve, the trains will run all night.
Initially I found it difficult to deal with my new environment.
A Happy New Year! "I wish you the same!"
Good afternoon. You are our new neighbor, if I'm not mistaken?
Scientists will come up with new methods of increasing the world's food supply.
Our new head office is in Tokyo.
New office buildings seem to be sprouting up all over the city.
I'll turn over a new leaf and study English very hard.
Excuse me. How often do shuttle buses run to downtown New York?
My new Alfa Romeo convertible is light red.
What's New Zealand like? Is it as sparsely populated as Australia?
Tom buys new shoes whenever he can find a pair that fit.

7. little


I slept a little during lunch break because I was so tired.
He's a little pale.
It was a very slow train. It stopped at every little station.
That man was standing a little ways away, but he turned when he heard Tom shout.
I hope spring sticks around just a little bit longer. I hate summers.
Since they had no children of their own, they decided to adopt a little girl.
He was looking forward to spending the weekend with her in their little cottage in Somerset.
With a little planning, I think we can take our company to the top.
Hearing about people kidnapping little children just makes my blood boil.
As a matter of fact, he knows very little of the matter.
The background check on Tom turned up suspiciously little.
I think you'll have very little difficulty in getting a driver's license.
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
Could you move over a little? "Oh, sorry. I didn't realize I was taking up so much space."
From my point of view, it would be better to wait a little longer.

8. young


I'm young.
Recently there are a lot of young people who don't use respectful language to their superiors.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
Throughout the United State large numbers of young people enter college every year.
Thank you, I'd love to have another piece of cake, said the shy young man.
I can't keep up with the fashions of young girls these days.
When I entered the coffee shop, two young men were watching a wrestling match on television.
The first great lesson that a young man should learn is that he knows nothing.
Unlike birds, which feed and shelter their young, fish abandon their eggs.
The young man got up hurriedly, stammered a few words and in a moment was gone.
Children learn to respond to rhythmical sounds from a very young age.
As is evident from the data, smoking is not decreasing among the young.
Young as he is, he is as great a mathematician as ever lived.
Young children cannot determine what is right and what is wrong.
I had a lot of gumption when I was young, but now it seems to have all petered out.