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06:01 Nov 15, 2001
English to Romanian translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: next to none
ongoing services next to none
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1ca si inexistente
A.Albu
5aproape inexistente
corin
5 -1servicii(le) curente (sunt) mai bune decat oricare altelelucca


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ca si inexistente


Explanation:
Serviciile permanente sunt ca si inexistente.

A.Albu
Romania
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 1777

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxTzumpy
11 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
aproape inexistente


Explanation:
servicii permanente aproape inexistente

corin
Local time: 23:39
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 77
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58 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
servicii(le) curente (sunt) mai bune decat oricare altele


Explanation:
Next to none is the equivalent of "none better".
The other answers are very seriously mistaken.

lucca
Romania
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: Romanian
PRO pts in pair: 2001

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  corin: I strongly disagree. "next to none" is quantitative, while "none better", which means indeed "the best", is qualititative.
3 days 9 hrs
  -> "next to nothing" is quantitative
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