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"Op de boerderij zijn noch vissen noch vogels."

Translation:At the farm there are neither fish nor birds.

10 months ago

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At the farm there are neither fish nor fowl. Correct, or not?

6 months ago

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It sounds better. But "neither fish nor fowl" is an English idiomatic expression (that used to be "neither fish nor flesh nor fowl," which would likewise be alliterative in Dutch: "noch vissen noch vlezen noch vogels").

3 months ago

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A fowl is a bird but a bird is not necessarily a fowl!

1 month ago