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"The milk is cheap."

Translation:Die Milch ist billig.

June 17, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/UBK10

In English "cheap" can mean inexpensive but can also mean of low quality. Is there a similar dual nature for the meaning of "billig" in German?


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

Yes.

billig = preiswert (= g√ľnstig) = inexpensive
billig = schlecht = armselig = low quality

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