young blood

This page is about the idiom young blood


If you say "young blood", you mean young people who have fresh, new ideas and lots of energy.

For example

  • The company is successful because they're always bringing in young blood, and this helps them keep up with the latest fashions and ideas.

  • The trouble with the seniority system is that it keeps young blood out of decision-making positions.

Quick Quiz

We think the company needs some young blood because

a. all our staff are sick

b. our boss likes looking at young people

c. we need staff who know how young people think

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Contributor: Matt Errey