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"Ik draag een jas, totdat ik het warm heb."

Translation:I wear a coat until I am warm.

July 19, 2014

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheKatman22

What is the purpose of het in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Claos20

"het warm hebben" is an idiom, but "het" acts like a regular direct object: "Ik heb het warm." like in "Ik vind het leuk."


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

Not a native here; it's a bit like "I have thirst" or "I have hunger" usage. "I have warm" won't make sense right? I have warmth" does. Or at least I tend to think like this.


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

How does the idiom "het warm hebben" work in a normal clause, in terms of word order? "Ik heb het warm"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shahab.vahedi

In another exercise, it is accepted to translate "het koud hebben" as "get cold". The same shouls happen here: "get warm" is a valid translation for "het warm hebben".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/faboob42069

"totdat ik warm ben" (until i am warm) is not grammatically correct or not said in Dutch?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ArielLeung2

What is the difference between "Ik ben warm" (if it's correct) and "Ik heb het warm"? Is this some kind of special structure in Dutch similar to "Ik heb honger/dorst" saying "I am hungary/thirsty"?


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

Same question


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

Nederlands is heel vreemd


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

Is jacket unacceptable? Is there a different word for jacket?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sijugul109

why the "heb" is in the back of the sentence. This kinda word confuse me. Please help anybody?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan925016

hot / warm should be pretty much interchangeable here

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