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"Wij hebben meer dan vijf kranten."

Translation:We have more than five newspapers.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ggx
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when you first language is English and you don't know the difference between then and than

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/glaceon953
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Problems us non natives don't often face, then: point in time, like: and then he came. Than, comparison, as in: it means more than just a ring

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jack808k

what is the difference if we say "we" instead of "wij" here ?

3 years ago

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

What if you say had to say "over" instead of "more than"? Wouldn't the meaning be the same?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IntensiveC2

No, meer dan isn't the same as over.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bobopatch

I meant "over [x] different [y]" but obviously it wouldn't work, haha. Thank you for your answer. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/languagepotato

over [x] different [y] = meer dan [x] verschillende [y]

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ronaldsantoro243

I guess that I still don't understand how one chooses Wij over We in this sentence. I see the use of stressed Wij in spoken Dutch when the speaker makes it clear, but in written Dutch how do you know whether the word should be stressed or not? If the point is that there are five papers or more, it seems to me that the last part of the sentence is the stressed part rather than the subject. Can anyone clarify this for me?

3 months ago