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"Mijn zus moet om de vijf seconden hoesten."

Translation:My sister has to cough every five seconds.

10 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BianchiNicholas

Is the "om" idiomatic in meaning "every"

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WappyJohnn

Om is very tricky here.
Generally:
Om de (small amount of time) = Every (small amount of time) seconds hours
Om de (large amount of time) = Every other (large amount of time) months years

The area in between is unclear.

10 months ago