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"Ik heb in het dorp bij het meer gewoond."

Translation:I have lived in the village by the lake.

5 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dario656606

What about: I have lived in the village next to the lake?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hermesianax
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It sounds rather clunky, but I'm no native speaker of English so I can't say for sure.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dario656606

Me neither, that's why I'm asking... ;-)

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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  • By the lake = bij het meer
  • Next to the lake = naast het meer
5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dario656606

sounds reasonable, thanks! :-)

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YardenNB

What about "near the lake" or "by the lake"? In other sentences Duo translates "bij" to "near". Not a native English speaker either...

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arkonide
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I have the same question. Bij is often translates as near.

2 weeks ago