Meaning of “in the flower of sb's youth” in the English Dictionary

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"in the flower of sb's youth" in British English

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in the flower of sb's youth

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the time when someone was young and in the best and most active period of life:

He died in the very flower of his youth.

(Definition of “in the flower of sb's youth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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