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1st Dutch idiom of the week!

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Now, the Dutch course doesn't have bonus skills yet, so... I will explain every week (or 2 a week if you want) a Dutch idiom!

Our first idiom that is quite frequently used, is: "Dat klopt als een bus!". This idiom is used to say something is totally right, correct.

The verb kloppen means to be correct (and to knock). Bus (de) is here used as an old word for box or any other form of container. (Now you can see this word in compound words as brievenbus (letterbox)). So if your box of money is "correct", if you have enough of it, you are totally fine, well.

Example

Leraar: Wat is twee plus twee?

Jonas (een leerling): Vier, meneer.

Leraar: Dat klopt als een bus, Jonas!


Teacher: What is two plus two?

Jonas (a pupil): Four, sir.

Teacher: That's right, Jonas!

I hope you enjoyed this, please write in the comments if you want me to keep doing this or not!

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