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"Kan jij de vieze kleren in de wasmachine stoppen?"

Translation:Can you put the dirty clothes in the washing machine?

8 months ago

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Does this question mean both, are you allowed to put dirty clothes in the washing machine and please may you put the dirty clothes in the washing machine?? Or not?

8 months ago

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It's just asking nicely if the person, "jij/you," is willing to put the dirty clothes in the washer. I guess "alsjeblieft/please" could be added at the end of either sentence. It has nothing to do with being "allowed" to. In that case, Dutch would use "mogen."

8 months ago