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"Deze kroket is zo heet als de oppervlakte van de zon."

Translation:This croquette is as hot as the surface of the sun.

September 21, 2014

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

Kroket:

September 21, 2014

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

Notorious food for getting your tongue burnt. Unless you cut them open, the inside takes forever to cool down.

September 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nickd717

I'd imagine anything at 5500C would burn you fairly easily. I personally don't prefer mine any hotter than the surface of Venus.

February 16, 2015

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

Wise to dip in mustard first :-)

December 30, 2015

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

Irrelevant perhaps, but the sun has no surface.

October 27, 2015

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

Good point. That said, I find the whole reference to the sun's temperature rather irrelevant. Certainly not a common Dutch comparison/expression.

Although I guess people will understand what somebody tries to say when comparing to the "sun's surface" tempature...

January 17, 2016

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

Hahaha it's sentences like these why I'm looking at the Dutch course as a native speaker xD

I would beg to differ on the sun not having a surface BTW, but that may depend on how you define 'surface'.

March 9, 2016

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

Been there. Croquettes are essentially made of lava.

April 24, 2015

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

Could "This croquette is hot like the surface of the sun" be a proper translation?

September 6, 2016

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

No, because that doesn't tell you that both have the same temperature.

October 7, 2016
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