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"He writes about our age."

Translation:Hij schrijft over onze leeftijd.

3 years ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/nzcanadian

I'm guessing that "our age" in this sentence means "how old we are", not "the period in which we live"? The English sentence has two different meanings.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
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There is no context, so it could be either. Translations for both interpretations should be accepted:

  • Hij schrijft over onze leeftijd (how old we are)
  • Hij schrijft over onze tijd/ons tijdperk (the period we live in)
3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adeleidee
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why onze and not ons? Can someone explain?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lepijohnny

Because it is DE word. So ons HET WORD and onze DE WORD. For example: onze hond maar ons huis.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adeleidee
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thank you!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DieFlabbergast
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What's wrong with "om"?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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To write about = schrijven over

7 months ago