since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English


"It's a pity youth is wasted on the young."

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish playwright

pity (noun): a cause for regret
youth (noun): the period in your life before you are adult; when you are young
wasted on: given to but unappreciated by
the young (noun): young people

Contributor: Josef Essberger