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"Ik wil jullie vragen om goed te luisteren."

Translation:I want to ask you to listen well.

11 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Tina_in_Bristol
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The set phrase in English would usually be: "to listen carefully" but I didn't check whether this is also accepted. It would be unusual to ask someone to listen well.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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"Listen carefully" is also accepted. "Listen well" is not unusual, though. I get a lot of results in google. ;)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tina_in_Bristol
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Ah, thanks for that - I don't always test "dubious" answers (not dubious to me, but dubious whether Duo likes them), as it's a pain having to redo the question if they're rejected. Maybe it's a UK thing, but "listen well" sounds distinctly odd to me. You can't imagine a teacher saying it to a class of children, for example. It would always be: "Now, listen carefully..."

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shiagi
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I agree.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GrandmasterMG

Maybe it's a Scotland thing. http://www.listenwellscotland.org.uk/

5 months ago