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"Er zijn er twee op elk continent."

Translation:There are two on every continent.

8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/MarkChase4
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One er is hard enough, why are there two here?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
xMerrie
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The first one is the 'there' in the English sentence ("Er zijn" = 'There are'). The second 'er' is placed before a number, so it means 'of them'.

See here for more information about 'er': https://www.duolingo.com/comment/25000664

8 months ago