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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bowersox

"La niña es muy joven para eso."

February 9, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bowersox

What about "The girl is very young for that." I always thought "muy" was "very". Can someone explain when to use "muy" versus "demasiado"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rspreng

"muy" may mean either, "too" or "very," in my dictionary. In this context I would think if she is "very young for that" she is also "too young for that." "Muy" is a synonym for "demasiado," but demasiado has more of the meaning of "too much," I think


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Georg3

You're right. Additionally, when you say "para" after "muy", it always means "too" or "demasiado". But when you don't use "para", it may mean either "very" or "too", that depends on the context.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bgravengood

Why eso instead of ese?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mitaine56

because, eso = demonstrative pronoun and ese = adjective demonstrative, which makes the difference.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mitaine56

muy= very and demasiado= too, so, too young shouldn't be accepted, but only : very young. That's what I wrote and it was okay.

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