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"Ik woon aan de rechterkant."

Translation:I live on the right.

December 5, 2014

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

I put my gps in Dutch mode, so I actually knew this one already. I knew it would be useful!

March 2, 2015

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

Could I also say "Ik woon op de rechterkant?"

December 5, 2014

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

Unless you are Spider-Man, not usually. In this case, saying you live op de rechterkant would suggest you live on top of a literal right side of something.

December 5, 2014

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

Jap, dat klopt.

This is why you don't say "Ik ben op de trein". Say "Ik ben in de trein".

Omdat als je op de trein bent, dan dat gevaarlijk is. En waarschijnlijk je bent in de trein, niet op het.

February 16, 2015

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

Would it be right to translate as 'I stay on the right side'

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jolien22

I would say that stay is more temporary than live. So f.e. you're staying in a hotel and living in a house.

August 27, 2015

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

Certain dialects of American English do use "stay" this way, but should probably be considered very colloquial.

August 30, 2016
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