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"De boeken zitten in de groene koffer van mijn broer."

Translation:The books are in my brother's green suitcase.

November 2, 2014

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

Why is 'luggage' not accepted as correct translation for 'koffer' ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xMerrie
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It's something different: 'luggage' means bagage.


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

Shouldn't "bag" be an accepted translation to "koffer"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jantje78222

Koffer is a word used for a specific type of luggage. In my humble opinion, a suitcase is not a type of bag, so no. Depending on the type of bag, "bag" would be "tas" or "zak" in Dutch.

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