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"For what were these things used?"

Translation:Waarvoor werden deze dingen gebruikt?

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https://www.duolingo.com/Alex538289
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It's not gebruiken in the end?

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Reply5 months ago

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El2theK
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No, just like it's not (to) use at the end of the English sentence.

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Reply5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NCThom
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Would it also be okay to write, "Waar werden deze dingen gebruikt voor?"? I thought I saw a construction like this in a different lesson.

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Reply1 month ago

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No, the past participle "gebruikt" must come at the end.

In this diagram, "voor" is a postposition and "gebruikt" is an Other Verb (OV).

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Reply1 month ago