"The room is half the size of the kitchen."

Translation:Das Zimmer ist halb so groß wie die Küche.

March 22, 2018

3 Comments


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

Why is it wrong to say, "Das Zimmer ist halb die Groesse der Kueche"? Is it just convention? Or is my grammar wrong?

March 22, 2018

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

It is not idiomatic at all.

March 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Max.Em

Das Zimmer hat die halbe Größe der Küche would be correct, if you like. But definitely not the first sentence that's pops into my mind...

March 22, 2018
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