"Het medicijn werd toen nog niet gebruikt."

Translation:The medicine was not used yet back then.

9 months ago

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Why "the"?

9 months ago

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As Simius said, I'd say it's because the original sentence in Dutch implies that we're talking about a specific medicine (and not medicine in general). Therefore the use of het/the.

4 months ago

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Because "het"?

9 months ago
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