"Voordat ik naar huis ging, heb ik een pannenkoek gegeten."

Translation:Before I went home I ate a pancake.

11 months ago

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Why? It's simple past, then present perfect. Why not in the translation?

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In English, you need to use the simple past because an expression of time is mentioned. In Dutch, the present perfect is more often used and it is way more natural to use here. :)

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