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    • Join Date: Dec 2006
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    please help!

    what is the different between girl and lady?
    in this sentence what should i use?
    Marrying into a good family is considered to be a way of returning gratitude to parents, especially for a young girl.

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    • Join Date: Sep 2003
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    Re: please help!

    Well, in the western world, a girl become a woman at a certain stage of puberty. A lady is a title of respect. It doesn't work in your example sentence. 'young girl' works just fine.

    All the best.


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