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"It is my umbrella."

Translation:Het is mijn paraplu.

November 13, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FDonati1

Mmm parapluutje is not accepted?


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

"het paraplu is van mij" rejected. Is that correct?


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

'het is de paraplu van mij' was marked incorrect. is that right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

Grammatically speaking there is nothing wrong with your sentence. However, saying "Het is de paraplu van mij" is for me personally at least a very unnatural way to say it. People will simply say "Het is mijn/jouw/uw/zijn/haar/onze/jullie/hun paraplu" when referring to me/you/him/her/us/you/them.

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