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"Ik wil je in een doosje stoppen."

Translation:I want to put you in a little box.

7 months ago

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Julie289388

Is that a common saying ? Or just a weird sentence ?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Flora_Cheung

Just wonder if that is a magician's line...

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hoogeveen19
Hoogeveen19
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Well it comes from a poem by annie mg schmidt(famous children's book writer). https://www.margriet.nl/in-en-om-het-huis/koken/doosje-annie-m-g/ It kind of means when you find someone very cute/nice etc you want to stop it in a box so it always with you. It sounds creepy but it isn't

4 weeks ago