"Zijn broer is ergens dichtbij."

Translation:His brother is somewhere nearby.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/amiefairs

Why can you not write 'his brother is somewhere closeby' ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kaesss

That was accepted for me, but with "close by" as two words. (30 Jan 15)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zekecoma

Yes

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sineweaver

Wat is de verschil tussen 'dichtbij' en 'vlakbij'?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FreekVerkerk
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HET verschil tussen dichtbij en vlakbij is zo klein dat ik als native speaker dat niet kan uitleggen. Volgens mij is het hetzelfde.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jennesy
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How can you tell that it's HIS brother and not HER brother?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RemkoAlexander

Zijn broer - His brother
Haar broer - Her brother

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JasonHamje

I think you're confusing Ze/Zij, which can mean She or They. Zijn is either "his" or "are".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TrentNock

His brother is somewhere closeby was not accepted :( if it is two words then that is new to me ahah. 11/04/15

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/illexsquid
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Yes. Nearby is one word, but close by is two words.

1 year ago
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