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"I live in the Netherlands, even though I come from Belgium."

Translation:Ik woon in Nederland, hoewel ik uit Belgiƫ kom.

2 years ago

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Shouldn't it be "Ik woon in Nederland hoewel ik uit Belgie komen"?

2 years ago

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pprins
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No. "Komen" must take the form that belongs to "ik" (the second in the sentence), just like in English.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Spiritman

The Dutch do not capitalise the name of their country or language, but does anyone know if the Belgians (at least the Flemish half) have followed suit?

2 years ago

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El2theK
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You may want to have another look at the Dutch spelling rules. Names of countries and languages should be capitalised (http://woordenlijst.org/leidraad/16/3). People might not always do it but they certainly should.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Spiritman

Dank je.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ernestosurfs

the program has an error .the audio is Nederlands the written sentence in English and the answer is marked wrong although it is also in English

1 year ago