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"Het gebouw is groot."

Translation:The building is big.

3 years ago

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Is it just me that i thought I heard "goed"? i mean, now that i know it is "groot", it sounds like it could be both goed and groot.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shawnathan80

I heard goed too!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew_Manston
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It sounded like "troot" to me!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Benedikt_F

Why is "The building is tall." considered wrong? I'm not a native English speaker, but that sounded intuitive to me.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbigailNat10

Me, too. I wouldn't say the building is big. A big house, yes, but not a big building.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olive.winner

Just curious; would "Het gebouw staat groot" also be acceptable?

3 years ago

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No. I can't explain why though. I know why you would think that, but in this sense, it would be translated as "the building stands large".

3 years ago