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"Er ligt daar een bot!"

Translation:There is a bone there!

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Christine859815

Why the translation answer has 2 words " there " ??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/talideon
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'er' and 'daar'. It one 'there' indicates existence, the other location.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HonzaHayek

I don't see a logic of the sentence. Isn't the word 'daar' an extra? Thks

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
xMerrie
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Nope! The first "there" in the English sentence translates to 'er'. The second one, translates to 'daar'.

To make it clearer:

  • Er ligt een bot! - There lies/is a bone!
  • Er ligt daar een bot - There is a bone there!
1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/raykrause
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So how would you there is a bone?

10 months ago