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"Hun er bare sytti."

Translation:She is only seventy.

December 21, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gothicsquirrel

Can this sentence also mean she is just (recently turned) 70 or just that she is only 70 (not older)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

It would only be taken to mean the latter.

For the former, you could say "Hun er knapt (barely) 70" or "Hun har akkurat fylt 70".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/effyleven

Jeg er bare sytti, meg selv.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lindsaype

bare sytti...det er gammelt nok at hun kunne ha været barnevakt for Master Yoda!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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Det er gammelt nok til* at hun kunne * vært* barnevakt for Mester* Yoda


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franskmann14

Can we say "hun er kun sytti" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

Yes, if this weren't a listening exercise that would be equally correct.

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