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"In Amsterdam there is a large park."

Translation:In Amsterdam ligt een groot park.

11 months ago

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Would/should there be an 'er' in this sentence? My Dutch sense (which is similar to, but much less correct or useful as, a Spidey sense) tells me "In Amsterdam ligt er een groot park" is a more natural construct.

11 months ago

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No, but you can say: 'Er ligt een groot park in Amsterdam'

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Yeah, you can use 'er' like that. (To me, it sounds less natural, though) :)
And like HugoZw said, you can also say "Er ligt een groot park in Amsterdam".

11 months ago