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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Summary: Q6 Bistro is a hub for both Media and Internet City's bright young things
The two men trade verbal blows as their respective businesses duel for supremacy and Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Hoult) joins Edison's team of bright young things.
The launch party also includes the group's annual Young Slimmer of theYear competition, which praises and recognises Slimming World's bright young things - those inspiring members aged 16 to 21 who have developed healthy habits that they can take into adulthood to help them stay slim for life.
In a similar vein to Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies--originally titled "Bright Young People"--is the story of the extraordinary adventures of Adam Fenwick-Symes, who becomes panic-stricken in the unconventional world of the Bright Young Things. (1) Critics have discussed Evelyn Waugh's satirical portrayal of the unruly and flippant group, heavily influenced by avant-garde movements such as Futurism and Vorticism and the attack on Britain's conventional value system during the inter-war era.
"The launch party also includes the group's annual young slimmer of the year competition, which praises and recognises Slimming World's bright young things - those inspiring members aged 16 to 21 who've developed healthy habits that they can take into adulthood to help them stay slim for life."
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.
Frances Payne, Project Manager at Clothes Show Live and Producer for the Bright Young Things campaign, said; "The Clothes Show Live Creative Awards programme provides up-and-coming talent with a unique platform to showcase their work with the opportunity to be recognised by leading fashion industry professionals."
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?
Bright Young Things founder Lisa Duffy, said: "It is an honour James has announced this role."