"Het gebouw is groot."

Translation:The building is big.

October 23, 2014

7 Comments


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

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.

October 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shawnathan80

I heard goed too!

April 26, 2015

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

It sounded like "troot" to me!

March 1, 2015

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

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

August 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AbigailNat10

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

November 6, 2017

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

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

December 4, 2014

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

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".

December 6, 2014
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