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"De ober zet vijf borden neer."

Translation:The waiter puts down five plates.

6 months ago

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The waiter sets five plates. This implies he's setting the table whereas he puts 5 plates down tells what he's doing with the plates. So the Dutch sentence means only the latter?

6 months ago

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The Dutch sentence contains the separable verb neerzetten which means to put down. To set a table = een tafel dekken.

6 months ago