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"The women will have decided not to try it."

Translation:De vrouwen zullen hebben besloten het niet te proberen.

October 17, 2014

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

'de vrouwen zullen het niet te proberen hebben besloten' - is that incorrect?


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

It is, try to decide is different from decide to try.

  • De vrouwen zullen niet proberen het te hebben besloten = The women will not try to have decided it
  • De vrouwen zullen het niet proberen = The women will not try it.

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

I used the word "om" but it didn't get accepted.


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

It should have been. It is better to insert 'om', although it is frequently not said when saying these sentences in an informal context


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

I used "de vrouwen zullen beslist hebben om het niet te proberen". Why was "beslist" and "om" not accepted?


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

Beslist is incorrect Dutch, besloten however is correct. Beslist can be correct when used in another context however, such as 'dit was beslist een goed idee'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robbie1304

"Beslist" is actually correct and common in Belgium. As such, using "beslist" instead of "besloten" is perfectly fine. (see also: http://taaladvies.net/taal/advies/vraag/105/beslissen_te_besluiten_te/)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gas22989

De vrouwen zullen het hebben besloten om niet te proberen. Is it also correct?

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