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"You must be confident enough to make a speech."

Translation:Je moet zelfverzekerd genoeg zijn om een toespraak te houden.

2 years ago

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Why is the translation "houden" and not "maken"?

2 years ago

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Sometimes certain actions go together with certain verbs, it's idiomatic usage. So although you say "make a speech" in English, in Dutch you "hold" a speech.

2 years ago

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OK; makes sense. Thanks!

2 years ago