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    In his young years

    I am wondering if my sentences sound natural.

    In his young years, Clive was a salesman. He went from door to door and pitched vacuum cleaners and other kitchen appliances.

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    Re: In his young years

    To me, 'In his young years' means 'When he was a child'.

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    Re: In his young years

    I would use 'in his younger years'.
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    Re: In his young years

    I would omit "from" in that sentence.

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