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"Do you know where the headquarters is?"

Translation:Weet jij waar het hoofdkantoor is?

10 months ago

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Benyajames

Could you also say "Ken jij waar het hoofdkantor is?" What is the difference between ken and weet?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WappyJohnn

No, if you want to use "kennen" to ask a location it would be: Ken jij/Kent u de locatie van het hoofdkantoor? (roughly would translate into: do you know the location of the headquarters)

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grey236
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kennen is more like 'to be familiar with'

weten is more like 'to know as a fact'

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/9COHpVEM

Does "weet je waar het hoofdkantoor ligt?" sound ok to a native speaker or should "is" always be used here?

4 days ago