young person

This page is about the collocation young person

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


a person who's still young, but no longer a child

For example

  • My teenage son was the only young person at the party.

  • Don't you think most young people are smart enough to see what's really going on in the world?

Similar collocations include "young man" and "young woman"

Quick Quiz

Who would most people call a "young person"?

a. a young child

b. a young adult

c. a childish adult

Contributor: Matt Errey