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Apr
6
comment How much is “eine gewisse”?
This appears to be a good answer, in that it precisely asserts the correspondence to English. I can therefore understand gewissen as 'an amount that is well-understood by somebody, but not specified in this conversation'. The oustanding question is, as always: is it correct?
Apr
6
comment Verb form of the adjective mild?
@Tom Au: I suppose that's probably fairly obvious to a competent speaker. Its similarity to the English 'en-', typically meaning 'do something to' (eg 'enliven') threw me.
Apr
6
comment Verb form of the adjective mild?
How peculiar. Not knowing very much of the language, I would have read your suggestion as sharpen in English. This makes the word sound like the precise opposite of the actual meaning.
Apr
4
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Apr
4
comment Usage of the word “wenn”
Great answer, not least because despite my very limited language skills, I think I understood most of it.