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"Ik presenteer de hond."

Translation:I present the dog.

August 7, 2014


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Could i also say "ik toon de hond." ?

April 16, 2015


I'm not sure what this is supposed to mean. As in "I present the dog (as a present to someone)."?

August 7, 2014


No it's the verb present in the meaning of: to display, to show, to introduce.

August 7, 2014


However, "I show the dog" does not work.

March 14, 2015


So "I show the dog" should be accepted, then. I'll report that.

June 19, 2016


I show the dog would be, 'ik laat de hond zien'. 'Ik presenteer de hond' means 'I present the dog'. Maybe in a dogshow or something. It sounds very bombastic for everyday use.

October 28, 2016


It loks like that the English word "to present" and the dutch word "presenteren" both come from the French word "présenter". Does Dutch keep the "-er" on the end of verbs that come from French?

November 16, 2016
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