"Why do they write or read during lunch?"

Translation:Waarom schrijven of lezen zij tijdens het middageten?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/NickVanSoest
NickVanSoest
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The word order for this sentence is confusing. Is there anyway to understand this sentences' word order and if this type repeats somewhere else?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
Susande
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It's a standard word order, similar to:

  • Waar eten we vandaag?

See the open questions section under 6. in this full explanation.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elferingewort
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Is it necessary include the article and say "het middageten," or can you just say "middageten"? What's the difference?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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To me personally it sounds awfully strange to say "tijdens middageten". I know in English you don't have to say "during the lunch", though in Dutch it definitely is better to say "tijdens het middageten".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GertieLemmens
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Tijdens het middageten en gedurende het middageten is hetzelfde.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeljo

Middagmaal is ook een vertaling voor lunch.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GaetanRoba2

Ghj

1 year ago
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