This sentence means - .. eight years old?
It can mean that, yes, as in english you would say 'She is eight' meaning age.
I have read some comments about it before and it seems to have a formal way which uses "Jahre alt" at the end of the phrase, but it's unnecesary, just like english :D
I put...Sie isst acht...and got a right answer...trying to report I had zwei options...Audio or sentence problem...the actual problem is the correction...So...
Shhhh... Don't make it harder for people with big fingers...
As a "type what you hear"-style exercise this would also be correct, as it sounds identical.
But as a translation of a written sentence it should have been marked incorrect. If it happens that it is accepted in this context, could you take a screenshot and send it as a bug report?
I heard "Sie isst auch" which appears to make grammatical sense unlike most of my mishearings. But the t in acht is pretty clear in a second listening, and I just typed faster than I listened.
Sie can be you or she. If it's You, it's You are. If it's She, then it's she is. Both should be correct, shouldn't they?
Sie ist acht. = She is eight.
Sie sind acht. = You are eight. (formal you) / They are eight.
Sie can also mean "it." For example, "It (the number) is eight." Because die Nummer is feminine, you would use "sie" for the pronoun: "Sie ist acht." Duo should allow this as a correct answer.
why here Sie is she, Sie with capital S is for formal you I think for she it is sie
The first letter of a sentence is always capitalised in German (like in English).
So at the beginning of a sentence, we cannot distinguish sie from Sie.
she's only eight isn't accepted?
The “only” does not correspond to anything in the German sentence.