"De twee teksten zijn letterlijk hetzelfde."

Translation:The two texts are literally the same.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/DanielBrot4

Is letterlijk used to mean an exaggerated form of figuratively as the word literally is frequently used in English?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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Good question! No, not as far as I know.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GertjanNL
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Yes, you see that more often nowadays. Both in English and in Dutch.

14 hours ago

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Native speakers, would it possible to sub "dezelfde" for "hetzelfde" in the above sentence?

11 months ago
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