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Problems with pronouncing 'avondeten'?

Is anyone else having problems with Duolingo's speech recognition and the word 'avondeten'? Because when I say the word, it appears on-screen for a moment, then it disappears. Could a native see if I'm saying it right, or if it is Duolingo's fault?

Note: I tried using Google Translate's speech recognition, and it detects it perfectly fine - although as two words 'avond eten'.

September 2, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susande

The link sounds ok'ish, you will be understood if you pronounce it like that, but to me it sounds a bit like afendeten. Paying a bit attention pronouncing the "v" more like a "v" and less like an "f" and pronounincing the "o" more like a short "o" (similar to English stop) and it's perfect.

September 2, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamPalte

Dank je! I'll have to try it later, though. 'Avondeten' has suddenly become very elusive.

September 2, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamPalte

Finally found an 'avondeten'. Am I doing it right now, or is Duo just trolling me?

September 2, 2014
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