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"We wrote a letter to the committee."

Translation:Wij schreven een brief aan het comité.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/wgv2014

I thought "we" and "wij" were synonyms. Why is "we" wrong in this context?

2 years ago

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El2theK
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It is accepted. However, if it is a listening exercise only wij is accepted in this case due to the different pronunciation.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaudKersth

there is not context here. 'Wij' would be used when it is important to stress who wrote the letter. If you just described the process 'we' is used.

2 years ago

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Does it have to be aan or could itnbe naar?

1 year ago