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"Een olifant eet brood."

Translation:An elephant is eating bread.

3 years ago

8 Comments


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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LaPirocque
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After being an apple, saying good morning to a juice and talking to an orange, I dont mind at all about this sophisticated elephant

3 years ago

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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.

3 years ago

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

2 years ago

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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"

1 month ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rowschank
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Yeah, it's probably eating the entire bakery for the meal.

2 years ago