English translation: she's only fifteen years old, but you would think she was thirty...
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13:13 Feb 17, 2005
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:She is fifteen going on thirty - aren't they all?
'Can I watch telly?' Tanya asks.
'Yes,' I say without thinking and she is gone before I can change my mind. If she rushes she might just catch the opening credits of Coronation Street. She is fifteen going on thirty - aren't they all? Her ability to spot a situation which she can manipulate to her benefit is uncanny.