"De koning en koningin hebben op dit moment andere taken."

Translation:The king and queen have different tasks at this moment.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/armannas
armannas
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Not entirely correct. In this context "andere taken" would mean "other tasks" as in they are too busy with other tasks to be able to fulfill this one, now. "Different tasks" as in the king does task A and the queen does task B would translate as "verschillende taken".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/beloeng
beloengPlus
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Came here to ask a question, and it was already answered. Such luxury! Thanks. Are you a native speaker?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/luigipinna
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Color me simple, but I think that using "have" rather than the stuffier "have got" just makes my linguistic diversions just a little easier.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jack837646

Can someone say "de koning en de koningin hebben..." ?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jameszhou13
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To me, the difference "De koning en koningin" and "De koning en de koningin" seems the same as in English with "The king and queen" and "The king and the queen." The former just refers to both as one join entity, while the latter distinguishes them as two people.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tania_Guti

why is this wrong??...the king and queen have on this moment other duties

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/itkoi
itkoi
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No one says "on this moment".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kristynka
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It should be 'AT this moment'

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/katiusha17
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I am very confused as to why the only translation given on the hover hints "at the moment" was not accepted as correct, especially as the phrase is being introduced for the first time ....

2 years ago
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