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"De citroen heeft geen angst getoond."

Translation:The lemon showed no fear.

July 18, 2014

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marvincorea

Fear the lemon.


[deactivated user]

    For those who are confused:

    • What the Dutch call a 'citroen' is a 'lemon' in English
    • What the Dutch call a 'limoen' is a 'lime' in English
    • What the English call a 'citron' doesn't really have a name in Dutch, so we describe it as 'De vrucht van een sukadeboom' (The fruit of a citron tree)

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bassi0902

    Honestly, I am more confused about this fearless lemon!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TinaHardis

    If 'sukadeboom' is 'citron tree' then wouldn't 'citron' be 'sukade'?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DaleGAbersold

    Fear? Unacceptable!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/turner227

    Which is strange considering it has a yellow belly.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fleeny

    sings ...."Lemon Tree very pretty, and the Lemon Flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor Lemon, is impossible to eat" but still it remained FEARLESS ......


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OnkelD

    Brave, Brave, Sir Lemon!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnCatDubh

    I guess lemons can be fearless if oranges can be annoying.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OnkelD

    Out of curiosity, why is "The lemon has shown no fear" not accepted?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

    I don't know why it wasn't accepted for you, because it is in the system.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OnkelD

    Bedankt! I was fairly sure of my answer; but sometimes I go too fast with the typing... perhaps I missed something. Glad to know it is correct.

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