"Howmanyweeksandyearsdoesittake?"

Translation:Hoeveel weken en jaren duurt het?

4 years ago

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Isn't it more proper for them to ask in English "How many weeks and years does it last" to be translated to "Hoeveel weken en jaren duurt het" ?

4 years ago

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Not exactly due to a subtle difference. "does it last" indicates a consumable item which over time is used up. Whereas "does it take" doesn't necesarilly. Your sentence "How many weeks and years does it last", in Dutch is best translated as "Hoeveel weken en jaren gaat het mee".

3 years ago

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I had 'hoeveel weken en jaren kost het (om dit te leren)' why is this wrong?

1 year ago
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