"HoeziethetlandschapvanChinaeruit?"

Translation:What does the landscape of China look like?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/plasma991

I am totally confused with the "❤❤❤ ziet .... eruit" translating to "What does ... look like?"

To me, there is no correlation with the English translation. What would the literal translation of the Dutch be? "How does it see out of there"?? I have no idea...

I'm just totally confused. Is it simply a Dutch idiom?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidvdb
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Yes, it's an idiom. What could be replaced by how, but the rest is fixed. Literally "❤❤❤ ziet het eruit?" means "How does it look out of it?", but forget that. Nobody sees it like that. :)

TL;DR Eruit zien is an idiom :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/plasma991

Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MathiasBur4
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What's wrong with "How does the landscape of China look like"?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nyida
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Doesn't make sense in English. You can say 'how does something look,' or 'what does something look like.'

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Trang.
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It looks like a chicken :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sann5051
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Is there any problem with: What does the Chinese landscape look like?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/s.gardo

I would argue that it's fine, but it is rejected. I'll report it now and see what happens.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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It's a different sentence and would be: Hoe ziet het Chinese landschap eruit?

2 years ago
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