twelve-year-old love



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  • adj. Describing a person or thing having an age of twelve years
  • n. A person or thing having an age of twelve years


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  • The moment Ava’s name hit the Web, a flurry of results came back, most in French, some in English—to my chagrin, all referring to a twelve-year-old journalist.


  • One of them detailed an appalling crime in Okinawa in which three U.S. soldiers had kidnapped a twelve-year-old Japanese schoolgirl and raped her in a rented car.

    The Good Fight

  • In the space known as the undercroft, classrooms equipped with low plastic banquet tables and tiny chairs are littered with toys, crayons, and construction paper, as volunteer teachers prepare activities and lessons for their two- to twelve-year-old charges.

    American Grace

  • She knows I have prepared my twelve-year-old over the months before her arrival.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Ilan clumsily adjusted the seat to fit his twelve-year-old frame.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Most touching of all was solemn-faced twelve-year-old Harry, who seemed small and vulnerable as he tried to keep up with the long strides of the towering Windsor menfolk.

    William and Kate

  • To be fair, for a typical twelve-year-old, “publication and peer review” usually means “write it up on a piece of poster board and appeal to your teacher for a good grade.”

    The Panic Virus

  • After Katherine's vigorous healing of his face, Roman went to work on Craig's list, locating a twelve-year-old van and a second-hand wheelchair.

    Don C. Reed: Crashing Roman's Van: Disability Community Fights On

  • Like many a twelve-year-old through the ages, I found salvation in the glorious sounds of pop music -- in this case, if memory serves, emanating from a portable radio that somehow made its way into the classroom.

    Michael Sigman: 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' at 50: A Song for the Ages

  • But it was the inspiration of little Matty Halloran, a twelve-year-old with a quick smile and a smart mouth, to change all that.

    For One Group of Boys, Donated Cars Mean a Way Out


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