“You are mature.”

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Chinese character: 你
Chinese character: 很
Chinese character: 成
Chinese character: 熟

成熟 (chéngshú or chéngshóu) means ripe, mature, to grow up, to ripen into maturity.

Breaking it down, 成 (chéng) means to become or to achieve and 熟 (shú or shóu) means ripe, or, not applicable in this context, cooked, familiar, or practiced.

Many young ladies like you to notice that they are emotionally mature and not childish (幼稚, Yòuzhì). When you tell a Chinese girl “你很成熟” (Nǐ hěn chéngshú), she will know that you’re very observant and you’ve paid attention to her.