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"Ik lees een boek, maar het is niet interessant."

Translation:I am reading a book, but it is not interesting.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/june-snows

Hm, strange, in Irish it's "mar" in Dutch it's "maar". Never seen an overlap between the two before.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dabaas

why is however not excepted as a translation for maar?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grey236
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'However' is echter.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Laddie.Lass

Is this the normal speed of speaking in Dutch? It sounded like he was rapping after the first clause... lol.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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Speed seems normal to me.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheGrahamCable
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Should there always be a comma before maar? I think in English there would be no comma before but, and in German no comma before aber.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElCoronelEsponja

I'm so glad I've graduated, so I never have to read a book I hate ever again.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Isaac729475

Why would saying "I am reading a book, but it's boring" be incorrect?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZuMako8_Momo
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Ik lees een boek, maar het is saai.

11 months ago