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"De politieagent probeert daar niet aan te denken."

Translation:The police officer tries to not think about that.

6 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/pattipl
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Where does the 'about that' come from? Is the daar being paired with something else?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grey236
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Denken aan means 'to think about'; dat plus aan gets you daaraan

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Garnetskull
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Why not "er niet aan te denken."

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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  • "eraan denken" = think about it.
  • "daaraan denken" = think about that.

It's a matter of emphasis.

4 months ago