"The patient's condition is bad today."

Translation:De toestand van de patiënt is vandaag slecht.

4 years ago

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I tried to use 'de toestand des patiënts', but it was not accepted. Would 'de toestand des patiënten' be possible, or would that kind of genitive form be incorrect in any case?

10 months ago

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The genitive form is hardly used, only in some set expressions.

10 months ago
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