bright young thing

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bright young thing

n (fashionable) → junger Schicki (inf), → junge Schicki (inf); (male also) → Sonnyboy m; (talented) → hoffnungsvolles Talent; bright young things (recalling the 1920s) → die Jeunesse dorée
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Duckett might have hoped to be one of the bright young things making a play for Alastair Cook's role in four years but has been slung to the bottom of the pack.
Managers should be given three or four opportunities in the game and after that they should only become directors of football or mentors, so the bright young things can get their chance.
Our heroes are bright young things and can easily show the grown-ups a thing or two about good detective work.
He's hanging about with bright young things while investigating them.
Siobhan is now the face of Clothes Show Live's Bright Young Things campaign for 2015.
TOM Hughes may look a little too fresh-faced to be involved in the shadowy world populated by MI5 and KGB agents, but, then again, Spooks was full of bright young things, too, wasn't it?
The star of BBC series The Missing is now the patron of the Bright Young Things organisation.
As a freshman, he is poorly versed in the social etiquettes of his new home but charismatic campus mate Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan) takes Ginsberg under his wing and introduces the newcomer to inner sanctums where other bright young things including Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) and William S Burroughs (Ben Foster) intellectually spar with one another.
But in recent years the influx of bright young things like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood have helped style up the genre's image.
Romelu Lukaku insists Belgium's bright young things have the world at their feet after booking their place in Brazil.
THE region's bright young things will be given a chance to shine this autumn, when a new networking club with a twist launches on the North East business scene.
They've been followed by Wilde, Bright Young Things, The Deal, The Queen, Dirty Filthy Love and Fantabulosa