"The window is rather old."

Translation:Das Fenster ist ziemlich alt.

March 12, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/moz.
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Is there a reason "ganz" doesn't work here?

March 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
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"ganz" would translate as "very" or "totally" which is further on the scale than "rather".

March 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/milosx
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Why is wrong "sehr alt" ?

June 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/percusse

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

April 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/GreaTeacheRopke

"pretty old" = "rather old"

April 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Ehsan
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"Das Fenster ist eher alt." is another correct translation

April 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Askelito
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How about the use of 'relativ' in german, if relatively=rather.

May 25, 2013
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