"You drink milk and eat a sandwich."

Translation:Je drinkt melk en eet een boterham.

December 7, 2014



And what's the difference between jullie and je?

March 10, 2018


Je is the singular "you" and jullie is the plural form.

March 10, 2018


That's great, dank u wel!

March 10, 2018


What is the difference between Je and Jij?

December 7, 2014


Je is when the focus is on the action not on the 'You' while Jij is when the focus is on the person doing the action(in this case the 'You'). It is confusing to anyone new to dutch(I too am new). I am just relying on what I have read elsewhere

December 26, 2014


why is "broodje" not accepted as correct?

January 6, 2015


I was going to ask the same thing. My understanding was that broodje also means sandwich.

January 13, 2015


Brood means bread. You kinda have at least some cheese inside to call it a boterham. I guess so, at least, I don't know...

February 20, 2015


Broodje also means sandwich, but refers specifically to the long sandwiches using a bread loaf cut in half (like a baguette). Boterham is a sandwich between two slices of bread.

February 20, 2015


Seems it is now acceptable

July 9, 2019


Why is it eet rather than eten? Is it because eten is plural?

April 26, 2018


Yeah. The subject used in this sentence (Je/Jij) is singular, so the verb/s used has to be singular as well. If the subject is changed to the plural form of 'you' (Jullie) you will have to use 'eten', to match the subject

• Je/Jij drinkt melk en eet een boterham.

• Jullie drinken melk en eten een boterham.

June 3, 2018


Would also like to know the same thing.

June 3, 2018


Why drinkt? It should be drink, right?

March 21, 2015


The conjugation of drinken is: ik drink, jij drinkt, u drinkt, hij/zij drinkt, wij/zij/jullie drinken.

June 7, 2015


Ive noticed the in some instances that some sentences use "het" and others "de" but it can mean the same but the app grades it as wrong why is that?

October 23, 2018


Why we don't use "een" before "melk"?

February 14, 2018

  • Because we can't count it. For example, we can use "enn" before appel, banaan, meisje, .. because we can count it. But not before sap, wijn, geld, ... I think we will learn it in "telbare zelfstandige naamwoorden en ontelbare zelfstandige naamwoorden".
February 15, 2018


I would say it is like in english, you probably wouldn't say "I drink a milk"

October 2, 2019


Jullie is plural and jij is singular, right? Je is used when 'you' is not emphasized. Is je for both plural and singular or for singular use only?

Because I tried using 'drinken' instead of 'drinkt' and it marked me wrong. Have I made a wrong assumption or is there an error from correct possible answers?

March 30, 2018


Je is only singular (informal).

  • Je/Jij/U drinkt
  • Jullie drinken
March 30, 2018


can je/jij always be used interchangeably with verbs?

May 17, 2019


Why "Jullie drinken melk en eten een boterham" wrong?

June 10, 2019


en bij de vorige oefening was alleen U correct. Wat is het nu een lesje "formele gesprekken " of gewone omgangstaal. Wees een klein beetje consequent beste Duo

July 26, 2019


why is it incorrect to use "je" twice? as in "je drinkt melk en je eet een boterham"?

August 13, 2019


When do you use “Jij” vs “Je”. It says that “Je” is the un-emphasised form. Is that just for pronunciation purposes?

September 8, 2019
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