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"I have no patience for losing."

Translation:Voor verliezen heb ik geen geduld.

November 19, 2014

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

Can you use "het" in front of gerunds? "Ik heb geen geduld voor het verliezen"


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

Technically you can, but then it would refer to a specific occurrence. Since this sentence is a general statement, it wouldn't make sense here.


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

No, you could still be referring to the general statement. It would be context-bound


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShashankNe12

Only if you say het verliezen VAN.... . For example ik heb geen geduld voor het verliezen van mijn portemonnee / i have no patience for losing my wallet. "Het verliezen" without specifying what is always wrong

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