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"Wat is het leven zonder teleurstellingen?"

Translation:What is life without disappointments?

3 years ago

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Perhaps a step or two in the direction of 'utopia'.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BillofKempsey
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The Beta version?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fazan112

Can't wait for it.

1 year ago

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Could anyone explain the literal meaning of teleurstelling?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BertramSchpns
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"teleur" comes from the old dutch term "te leur" which ment "to a loss" or "to waste". So the litteral translation of "een teleurstelling" would be "a statement of loss", hence a disappointment.

2 years ago

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Thank you!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/talideon
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Well, that's certainly a pragmatic attitude!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mullac1992
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This is the most Northern European thing anyone has ever said.

2 years ago

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Teletubbyland!

1 year ago