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"They go to the zoo after lunch."

Translation:Zij gaan naar de dierentuin na de lunch.

July 26, 2014

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

why is it wrong to say after THE lunch? it does sound kind of strange in English, but it's not necessarily wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob273

Report it! "The lunch" is an acceptable phrase in English, since lunch can sometimes be thought of less of an abstract time-of-day but also as a concrete event, similar to a meeting or class.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cher-ola

Do you have to say 'de lunch' in Dutch though? Or can it just be 'na lunch'?


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

Yes, de is required.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gas22989

What is it with the word order: place before time?

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