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"They themselves would rather give out a four or a five."

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2/26/2013, 3:10:17 PM

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"Eine" what? What is the noun?

2/26/2013, 3:10:17 PM

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Vier and Fünf are the nouns here. In Germany, grades go from 1 (best) to 6(worst) and that is how the numbers are used here. What the sentence means is that They are not really satisfied with the result (borderline failing).

2/26/2013, 6:20:41 PM

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Thank you. If they are nouns, though, shouldn't they be capitalized?

2/26/2013, 6:34:46 PM

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yes, they should.

2/26/2013, 8:51:28 PM

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Thank you.

2/26/2013, 9:21:55 PM
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