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"Matěj je dost starý."

Translation:Matěj is quite old.

June 22, 2018



Matej is quite old and Matej is old enough , have very different meanings - how do we tell which is meant in Czech?


From the context and stress.

Or you say "dostatečně" to be clear (it means only enough). But it is a bit more formal.


So therefore if you were talking about a child being old enough to do something, it would be clear that you're not saying he is quite old.

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