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"Hoeveel toetsen moet ik deze week maken?"

Translation:How many tests do I have to take this week?

2 years ago

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so in dutch, taking a test is referred to as "making" a test?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nierls
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yes.

2 years ago

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So… how would one indicate that they need to "make" a test in Dutch? If you're a teacher and you need to go to duplication and request a certain number of copies to be made of your test, "How many tests do I have to make this week?" is a perfectly acceptable question. How would I translate that into Dutch?

2 years ago

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xMerrie
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The same. Or a bit less literally translated:

  • Hoeveel kopieën heb ik nodig?
  • Hoeveel kopieën moet ik maken?
  • Hoeveel exemplaren heb ik nodig/moet ik maken?

It will be clear from context whether 'making a test' or 'taking a test' is meant. ;)

2 years ago

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Bedankt! Sometimes I forget that context is often the only way you can make these distinctions in other languages.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Olga451165
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Aaww.. Poor teachers lol

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ronaldsantoro243

Why wouldn't "How may tests do I have this week?" work as well as a translation?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/UnbalancedFox

This should definitely accept "how many tests do I have to write this week", which is more often how Canadians say it.

7 months ago