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"Ik ben gered!"

Translation:I have been saved!

December 5, 2014

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

Why is "I have been saved" accepted, but no "I was saved"?


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

I was saved = Ik werd gered


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nandateixeira09

Hey guys. How do I know that it is Passive and not Present Perfect? I mean, how do I know if it is: "I have been saved" or "I have saved"?


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

I save = Ik red

I saved = Ik redde

I have saved = Ik heb gered

I have been saved = Ik ben gered

I am being saved = Ik word gered

I was saved = Ik werd gered


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

Can this be used in a religious context?


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

Yes, however us Dutch people are like 50-65% atheists. You do have a biblebelt in the Netherlands though, where people are very very religious, they're called "gereformeerden" "reformed"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mickeymouse1955

When you say 'biblebelt' is it a region or just a term for 'Christians or church goers?' Where can I find more information on 'church' for your country?


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

Biblebelt is an english term for a part of the US where people/schools/politics are more religious and conservative than in the rest.


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

Why "I have been saved" answer is not accepted? Instead, it says the correct answer is "I am saved". Wouldn't that be then "ik word gered"?


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

30/01/15 It is accepted now tenaaq


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

Ik word gered = I am being saved (right now)

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