"Ikhebeenbatterijnodigvoormijnradio."

Translation:I need a battery for my radio.

2 years ago

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It's interesting to think about how native speakers of Dutch might mentally/conceptually process sentences with "hebben nodig" in real time as the words are being spoken. Like, for me, I hear the first four words, and assume that the speaker has a battery. But then a big twist/reveal occurs when "nodig" is uttered and you realize that the speaker means the opposite and does not have one!

1 year ago

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I have wondered about that too!

1 year ago

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could i say "Ik heb een batterij voor mijn radio nodig"?

2 years ago

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Yes!

2 years ago

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is that a metaphor?

2 years ago

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what's the difference between accu and batterij

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeneticJulia

Though the dictionary doesn't seem to differentiate, accu tends to be used for a car battery.

6 months ago
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