English version

the first flush of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe first flush of somethingthe first flush of somethingthe beginning of a good period of time when you are young, successful etcbe in the first flush of passion/youth etc He was no longer in the first flush of youth. The first flush of enthusiasm had passed. first
Examples from the Corpus
the first flush of somethingWhy had he and Zoe, in the first flush of affluence, decided the desirable residence was truly desirable?Pick off just the first flush of flowers from the ever-bearing kinds.In the first flush of glasnost much information was made available and deputies often asserted themselves aggressively.They are still in the first flush of lust and romance, when everything your partner does is absolutely bloody marvellous.Could any one house be sufficiently interesting to fulfil this dual role after the first flush of passion passed?They are still in the first flush of passion.We are getting divorced, after the first flush of twenties marriages.Now aged 31, Cardus is no longer in the first flush of youth.
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