English version

child prodigy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchild prodigyˌchild ˈprodigy noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 INTELLIGENTGOOD ATa child who is unusually skilful at doing something such as playing a musical instrument
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child prodigyA wonderful, uplifting movie about a child prodigy who is damaged, then saved, by his art.As the book opens she is turning this demanding four-year-old into a child prodigy.I was something of a child prodigy.A child prodigy, Balling won a jazz contest in 1944 and formed his own small group.Evgeny Kissin was the kind of child prodigy who made people believe in the possibility of a Mozart.
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