At age

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Definition

(I made my first friend) at age 18 (or 'at the age of 18'): (I made my first friend) when I was 18 years old, at 18
idiom

the age: the amount of time that something or someone has existed or lived
noun

Examples

  • "At the age of 19, Xavier married his first love, Clairette Marciano."
  • "While other children played football after school, Bruno invented perfumes in his room. Bruno was sent to Paris at the age of 13 to learn the art of fragrance from his grandfather."
  • "Coming from a long lineage of pilots, Donny Dare's passion for flying started at the age of five, when he accompanied his father on bombing missions for the RAF during World War II."
  • "Today's top story: the world's oldest living man has died at age 142."
  • "How would you like to retire at the age of 45?"
  • "Bruno saw his first dolphin at the age of 13, while surfing in the Pacific."
  • "Brent : No, actually he died of a heart attack at age 48."
  • "Donna : Oh, well according to my notes, we were discussing how lonely you were as a child because your mother didn't let you play with other children, and how you wet yourself in the school play at the age of 7."

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