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"I use sugar."

Translation:Ik gebruik suiker.

October 9, 2014

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

Would you really say "ik gebruik suiker" rather than "ik neem suiker"?


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

That depends on the context, gebruik = use, neem = take:

  • Wat is het geheime ingrediĆ«nt van je appeltaart? Ik gebruik suiker. = What's the secret ingredient of your apple pie? I use sugar.
  • Wat kies je om op deze pannenkoek te doen? Ik neem suiker. = What do you choose to put on this pancake? Ik take sugar.

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

This makes total sense! Thanks Susande!

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