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"Hij opent de doos."

Translation:He opens the box.

August 4, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nosepicker3

WHAT'S IN THE BOX?


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

I absent mindedly heard the Dutch, thought it was English (he opens the doors) and translated it to "hij opent de deuren" whoops, one of the perils of similar languages.


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

What is the difference between say this sentence and something like "Hij doet de deur open"?


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

Nothing, Hij opent de doos = Hij doet de doos open. Unlike English He does open the box. there is no difference in emphasis.


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

Why can't he open the "case"?


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

case would more likely be "koffer" or "kist(je)"

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