in an early stage of life, growth, development, etc.; recently born or begun
having the qualities of a young person
young people considered as a group
"rock music appeals to the young"
"youth everywhere rises in revolt"
"he is young for his age"
"a young industry"
"the day is still young"
"unseasoned artillery volunteers"
"still untested in battle"
"an illustrator untried in mural painting"
"a young hand at plowing"
The heart wood is..darker..than the soft or young wood.
出自： J. C. Loudon
He was still a young man, only just turned forty.
出自： A. Trollope
Dealing with Dirt is..aimed at a fairly young audience.
误 He has a young sister.
正 He has a younger sister.
析 表示“妹妹”,应该说younger sister,而young sister只能表示“年轻的姐姐”。
误 Our Party places high hopes on us young generation.
正 Our Party places high hopes on us the younger generation.
析 “年轻一代”是the younger generation,“老一辈”是the older generation, the不能省略。
误 That music is popular with the youngs.
正 That music is popular with the young.
误 The old and the young should try to respect and understand each other.
正 The young and the old should try to respect and understand each other.
析 英语习惯上说young and old,而汉语中习惯将“老”放在句首,例如“老中青”。