the young

noun

: young people
music that appeals to the young
The very young and the elderly are particularly sensitive to the disease.

Examples of the young in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here the young women have received psychological treatment, and special foundation and vocational courses created to help them obtain qualifications. Stephanie Busari, CNN, 14 Apr. 2024 The day before Biden landed in Madison, Politico was publishing a piece by reporter Steven Shepard on 2024 polls that showed Biden trending down among the young but getting a bit stronger among the old – at least relative to previous Democratic nominees (including himself). Ron Elving, NPR, 13 Apr. 2024 The 25-year-old Priscilla actress perfectly balances Jessie’s wide-eyed naivety and tenaciousness, as the young journalist is horrified by the violence but unable to look away. Devan Coggan, EW.com, 12 Apr. 2024 And in their dealings with Bahlul, the young Moroccan model played by Qaher Harhash, none of the Brooklynites seem to know where — or even what — Morocco is. Louis Lucero Ii, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2024 For the young entrepreneur, finally getting her snack on store shelves across the country was a huge win. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Apr. 2024 But the young man in charge clearly had some bluster. Leif Wenar, WIRED, 2 Apr. 2024 After going viral on TikTok for their tight harmonies and energetic dance moves, the young women were treated to a surprise meeting with Twain during an appearance on Clarkson’s daytime talk show last year. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 1 Apr. 2024 In Seattle, 70 percent of the young people who had their fees waived began using library services again. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Mar. 2024

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“The young.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20young. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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