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"De spelers zijn wanhopig."

Translation:The players are desperate.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Matt92HUN
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Is wanhoping something like wainhoping literally.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
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  • hoop = hope

The prefix wan- adds a negative qualification, so wanhoop means something like negative hope or the absence of hope, hence despair.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marcuslangford

"de spelers waren wanhopig"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MentalPinball
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That would be the players were desperate.

1 year ago