young person

This page is about the collocation young person

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

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?

Note:
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