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Is "ein gutes Kilo" a little bit more than one kilo? Is "ein knappes Kilo" a little bit less than one kilo or a lot less than one kilo?

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Is "ein gutes Kilo" a little bit more than one kilo?

Yes.

Is "ein knappes Kilo" a little bit less than one kilo or a lot less than one kilo?

No, it's just a little bit less.

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  • Thank you very much! Jun 10, 2020 at 14:50
  • At least I use "ein gutes Kilo" if it is round about 1kg. It can also mean less. Jun 11, 2020 at 16:35
  • Anstelle von "gutes" sagt man meistens eher "reichliches", wenn es etwas mehr ist. "Gutes" steht eher für "circa", d.h. +/- ein bisschen.
    – äüö
    Jun 12, 2020 at 6:21

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