https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack

I think I'm really making progress

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Yesterday I had guests over, and while we were sitting in my library we began discussing the Religious Wars in Europe. I was enjoying the discussion, until I tried to remember a certain word. All I could think of was the Dutch word Beeldenstorm for the concept. Later, I looked in a Dutch to English dictionary, and realized that the word I had been looking for was "iconoclasm".

So, while my English is evidently digressing, I think I'm really making progress with my Dutch.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/s-g-lafollette
s-g-lafollette
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This makes me smile. I occasionally do similar things, but with French! :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
GeniusJack
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Hehe, it is funny when it happens!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sjodni
Sjodni
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This made me laugh. Thanks for cheering me up, and good job!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
GeniusJack
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Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/you87761

well that is good:)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WordFitlySpoken
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That's hilarious. Congratulations, I think. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
GeniusJack
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Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WordFitlySpoken
WordFitlySpoken
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And something similar just happened to me today...I was working on writing in Dutch and then when I went to write out the English translation, there were one or two sentences I just could not get to word as nicely in English as they were in Dutch! :P Funny how that works...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doctortrax
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Went to the Netherlands and Germany recently and when we were in Germany I kept wanting to say Dutch phrases at them! "Goeden avond! Dank je wel!" Brainwashing by Duolingo. :D

3 years ago
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