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"Ik laat de staart van de olifant los."

Translation:I let go of the elephant's tail.

8 months ago

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Is "I let loose the elephant's tail" wrong? Dank je wel.

8 months ago

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I thought it sounded a bit odd, but not grammatically incorrect. I checked with some native English speakers and they said your sentence is not wrong. "I let loose" is a more direct translation of "ik laat los" and it's not said as often as "I let go."

8 months ago