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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?

March 23, 2015

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.

November 22, 2015

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

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

August 4, 2014

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.

August 4, 2014

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

Why can't he open the "case"?

March 30, 2015

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

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

November 15, 2015
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