People rate how close they feel to one another on a scale of 1 to 10 and someone says "I'll go with a 5".

I understand it loosely but I want to know its precise meaning as a native speaker feels.

  • It means something like I think it's about a five. To me it kind of sounds like the person wasn't completely sure. It could have been a five or it could have been something else. That's my sense of it. Sep 22 '16 at 4:13
  • @RichardKayser I kind of make sense of it, Thanks a lot!
    – chobbycat
    Sep 22 '16 at 8:30
  • Does that mean you'll go with it? :-) It could also mean that the person likes five as the answer and is sure. It's subtle. Depends on context. Sep 22 '16 at 11:53

It means that "I feel comfortable with choosing 5". It's not as direct and decisive as a straight "5" answer, but it does mean that this is what he chooses.

  • I got it, thnaks a lot!
    – chobbycat
    Sep 22 '16 at 8:31

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