https://www.duolingo.com/cfrohlich

"Die Jugendliche versucht das Bier."

December 21, 2012

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/cfrohlich

I would say, "Das Mädchen probiert das Bier" as I have never heard anyone use "versuchen" for trying food or tasting anything.

December 21, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/SelphieB

Yes, I think it should be probiert.

March 17, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems

When does one stop being a "Mädchen" and start being a "Jugendliche" or "Frau"? I imagine it is inappropriate to call a 16 year old Mädchen and that term is reserved for 12 and under? I have nothing to base that on, just a gut feeling.

March 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/RAMOSRAUL

I have asked Germans and generally speaking, you're about right. When a girl is in the last leg of the teens and becomes a woman seems to be the moment. Some guidelines there would be nice

March 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
March 19, 2013
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