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"Ik vind het een beetje jammer."

Translation:I think it is a bit of a pity.

8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/MarkChase4
MarkChase4
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'a bit of a pity' sound odd in English, but I can't think of an alternative that retains een beetje

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dutchesse722
Dutchesse722
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"A bit of a shame" perhaps?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lucyjryan3

I would say that in English... less often than a bit of a shame but i think.it would have accepted that too?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaureenCG

..a bit of a shame.. was accepted

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GekPapaAl
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I agree, how about I find it a little unfortunate

8 months ago