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"We are searching for information about the supply and demand of toothpaste."

Translation:Wij zoeken informatie over vraag en aanbod van tandpasta.

January 3, 2015

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/olaf933035

How come supply and demand is translated as vraag en anboond? Why are the corresponding words interchanged? It's confusing especially when trying to make a structurally consistent translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

It's a set expression in English supply and demand, and a set expression in Dutch vraag en aanbod.


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

Interesting point. Thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matt780998

Well it's easy enough to memorize, since you ask "een vraag" when you are looking for something you want to buy ;)

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