Can you please tell me how German speakers use the word prima in a few examples? I looked it up on Google translate and it says it means "fine".

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    What exactly is unclear to you? I assume you have already consulted dictionaries?
    – Hulk
    Jan 11, 2018 at 6:59
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    So, when you already found the translation (prima = fine): What else do you want to know? Jan 11, 2018 at 8:24
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    @tallistroan: errm - as usual these Linguee entries have much room for improvment at best, I don't think they will help much here. In German: Wenn Linguee hier als "General Reference" durchgeht, dann Gut' Nacht.
    – Takkat
    Jan 11, 2018 at 10:31
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    This is a legitimate question. It is well part of "usage and rules of the German language" to see typical examples for the usage of a word in everyday communication. I do not understand the "close" votes. I would like to answer this questions, but I cannot as it is curently "closed". Jan 11, 2018 at 11:02

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The most common example that I can think of would be "Das hast du prima gemacht!" which is pretty much the equivalent of "good job". So it's a little bit stronger than just fine.

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