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"Do the lighthouses belong to the Dutch landscape?"

Translation:Behoren de vuurtorens tot het Nederlandse landschap?

September 2, 2014


[deactivated user]

    Would "Zijn de vuurtorens van het Nederlandse landschap?" also be acceptable?


    Not really, that doesn't sound natural. 'Belonging to' ("behoren tot") in this sentence doesn't imply ownership, but rather a sense of fitting in. Your suggested translation would mean that the Dutch landscape owns lighthouses.

    [deactivated user]

      Ah I see. Thank you!

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