"Water, please."

Translation:Water, alstublieft.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/julian189272

whats the difference between alstublieft and alsjeblieft

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hagemeijerhans

there is no difference, but alsUblieft is a bit more polite, using U in stead of JE/JIJ

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MattBenet
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Wait, so does 'alsjeblieft' literally translate to 'if you please?'

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Beresteyn

Literally speaking, yes. You say 'alsjeblieft' during informal meetings; and 'alstublieft' during formal meetings to be more polite. In German it would be the difference between 'du' and 'Sie'.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rayray_2561

facepalm: I wrote wasser.....

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bobbie826561
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Are alsUblieft and alstublieft both correct formal spellings

2 weeks ago
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