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"Er is een leuk feest in de gevangenis."

Translation:There is a nice party in the prison.

11 months ago

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Finally a useful sentence for when there are nice parties in the local prison

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shore01
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'There is a great party in the prison.' ?

11 months ago

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xMerrie
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Great = geweldig

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/monkey_47
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Why would "at the jail" not be accepted?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SelmaPatty
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I think jails are more of a temporary holding facility while prisons are where you go when sentenced.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/monkey_47
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Not entirely correct. You can go to jail after sentencing. See https://www.hg.org/article.asp?id=31513

So the question is, does Dutch have a similar distinction with different translations for jail and prison or are they both translated with "gevangenis"?

1 month ago