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one's salad days

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This is a usage indicating the time when one is young and in-experienced. Any person when taking up new assignments may commit certain mistakes, or may not satisfactorily do the duties assigned to him, especially if the person is young. This is not because he is incapable of doing the job, but his lack of experience.

Sample Usage

Though he was elected as the secretary of the Association, he could not satisfy the members since it was his salad days.

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