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"The window is rather old."

Translation:Das Fenster ist ziemlich alt.

March 12, 2013

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

Is there a reason "ganz" doesn't work here?


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

"ganz" would translate as "very" or "totally" which is further on the scale than "rather".


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

Why is wrong "sehr alt" ?


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

When does "ziemlich" become "pretty" ? The correct solutions keep alternating between "pretty" and "rather".


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

"pretty old" = "rather old"


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

"Das Fenster ist eher alt." is another correct translation


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

How about the use of 'relativ' in german, if relatively=rather.

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