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    Hello, I don't know how to say a sentence in English correctly. It should be something like:

    His moustache is already growing/sprouting/shooting up/springing up. ???

    How would you say it idiomatically when speaking of a teenager?

    Thank you very much in advance.

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    Can we use the word stuble in this context??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Encolpius View Post
    Hello, I don't know how to say a sentence in English correctly. It should be something like:

    His moustache is already growing/sprouting/shooting up/springing up. ???

    How would you say it idiomatically when speaking of a teenager?

    Thank you very much in advance.
    I think, for the context, "sprouting" is the one you want, you could also use "growing" in a more formal context. The other two are not right at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Can we use the word stuble in this context??
    No, "stubble" is what an adult man has when he hasn't shaved.

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