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In English, "sort of" is used to express half-hearted agreement.

A: You're proud of your home country, right?

B: Well, sort of.

In German:

A: Sie sind stolz auf Ihr Heimatland, oder?

B: Also, ___

How would you translate "sort of"?

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Naja, so ähnlich. –  DerPolyglott33 Dec 29 '13 at 9:58
    
I don't think that captures the meaning well in this context –  thekeyofgb Dec 29 '13 at 12:21

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There are a few alternatives:

Ja, schon.

Ja, eigentlich schon.

Also in gewisser Hinsicht schon.

Especially the last two translations indicate a limitation to your agreement, although not detailed.

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F: Sie sind stolz auf Ihr Heimatland, oder?

A: Mehr oder weniger

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– Sie sind stolz auf Ihr Heimatland, oder?
– In gewissem Maße

or

– Sie sind stolz auf Ihr Heimatland, oder?
– Gewissermaßen

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A: Sie sind stolz auf Ihr Heimatland, oder?

B: So in der Art.

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