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"Een olifant eet brood."

Translation:An elephant is eating bread.

December 7, 2014

16 Comments


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

The audio makes it sound like marijuana is being consumed.... XD


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

It's silly and illogical but I couldn't decide what the last word was supposed to be, so I put "pot" too. :) "Brood" is so obvious when you know what to listen for, but I guess I haven't practiced enough to have the word solidified for me.


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

After being an apple, saying good morning to a juice and talking to an orange, I dont mind at all about this sophisticated elephant


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

hehe, nevermind an elephant that eats bread, but my question is, how would one establish the difference between "an elephant eats" from "an elephant is eating"? The quiz accepts both, but in english I understand as two different conditions.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sandra027

I would like to know, too. Dankjewel!


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

I guess now that you've got a 7 in German, you'd understand that both don't differentiate. It's all contextual!


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

in dutch, the differentiation is not as necessary as in english. But if you really want to distinguish them, you can use "Een olifant is brood aan het eten" for "an elephant is eating bread"


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

My cat really wants to!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HeidiP97

You know what, I'm not even mad. This is pretty tame. Have it eating bears or something.


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

Yeah, it's probably eating the entire bakery for the meal.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erwin-Dutch

She sounds like prinses Beatrix :)


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

Haha, don't you think it's funny that the elephant is eating bread?


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

An elephant is eating bread. Lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jack484289

Ik ben een soep


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

strange meal for a elephant


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

i swear ate is a word

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