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Old January 12, 2018, 11:20 AM
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Estar en la edad del pavo

Estar en la edad del pavo is used when teenagers do kind of crazy things and act like fools sometimes. How can we say tenet la edad del pavo o star en la edad del pavo in English?
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Old January 12, 2018, 11:41 AM
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I can't think of a similar refrain in English. Usually we use the standard term adolescence.

I just remembered there is a term: the awkward years
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Old January 12, 2018, 12:07 PM
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I agree with awkward.

Being at an awkward age.
Being at a difficult age.
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I agree.

To be at an/that awkward age.

Also, "to be at those awkward teenage years."
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Old January 12, 2018, 02:01 PM
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Yes, Oxford agrees as well.

están en la edad del pavo — they're at that awkward age
Lo propio de la verdad es que se basta a sí misma, aquel que la posee no intenta convencer a nadie.
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