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"Er zijn te veel comités."

Translation:There are too many committees.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/cachow
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That awkward moment when you can't spell the English "committees"...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sadan888

Since "comité" ends with a vow, why the plural does not use "comité‘s in stead?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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é creates a long sound, hence if you put an s behind it there is no confusion on the pronunciation, in contrast with menu (long-u), menus (short-u), menu's (long-u)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NellyF056
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Wanneer is het much en wanneer many????

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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http://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/much-many-a-lot-of-lots-of-quantifiers

"We use much with singular uncountable nouns and many with plural nouns".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NellyF056
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thanks!!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Turtlerider
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Reeks of communism in here.

11 months ago