Examples of adolescence in a Sentence
Their children are on the verge of adolescence.
He struggled through his adolescence.
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Leave No Trace—adapted by Granik and Anne Rossellini from a novel by Peter Rock—is a gorgeous story about adolescence, about basic human kindness, about separation and reconciliation, about the limits of what parents can teach their kids.
Apart from the universal awkwardness of adolescence, the director wanted to dive into what is inherently unique about coming of age in a time when iPhones and Instagram are ubiquitous.
In the middle of an already awkward adolescence, one marked by resilient pimples and even more resilient pudginess, the smattering of hair made my face look even more … inelegant.
Throughout the film, Jenny was depicted as a nervous child tip-toeing into adolescence, constantly seeking reassurance to fill a void left by her parents.
If Christ spent 40 days and 40 nights in the wilderness, this movie suggests the young Joan spent most of her adolescence there.
But as the child’s age turns from single to double digits and then into adolescence, a parent’s needs change.
The percentage of people who become addicted to marijuana - estimated at about 9 percent of all users, and about 17 percent of those who start in adolescence - also has been stable.
The percentage of people who become addicted to marijuana — estimated at about 9 percent of all users, and about 17 percent of those who start in adolescence — also has been stable.
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