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"Hij gebruikte een lepel om de soep te eten."

Translation:He used a spoon to eat the soup.

3 years ago

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My answer was "He used a spoon in order to drink the soup". Should this be correct?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rekty
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Eten means "to eat". Therefore, for the sake of learning the language properly, you should remember and simply write "to eat soup". :)

2 years ago

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Dutchy speaking here. This sounds like "gebruikt" to me.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WarmFoothills

I clearly hear 'gebruikte'.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tonguetwistered
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Agreed. I hear gebruikt. And I am Dutch as well

3 years ago

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I am Dutch as well and I clearly hear "gebruikte". Yes, you need to pay attention but in real life you also need to pay attention when someone says "gebruikte een"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TrentNock

Hope I can help. Click on the single word "gebruikte" I can hear the "e" sound.

Click on the whole sentance the "e" sound completely blends into the "een" words sound.

So to me I hear gebruikte, Than I hear gebruikt een.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/asherpaden

if spoon is "lepel", what is ladle?

1 year ago

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Pollepel, or soeplepel, or juslepel. Though personally I use the first.

1 year ago