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"It is not your fault."

Translation:Het is niet jouw schuld.

January 11, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ignacio866002

Why doesn't "het is niet je schuld" work?


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

It is correct. Although - "jouw" has more emphasis than "je", and in this context would be considerably more common.


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

Can you also say "Jij hebt geen schuld" for this?


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

Schuld hebben has a slightly different meaning: a) being blamed or found responsible/guilty (by a judge or somebodies opinion) to e.g. an accident or something that went wrong or b) being in debt:

  • jij hebt geen schuld aan het ongeval (you are not to be blamed for the accident)
  • ik heb een schuld bij de bank (I am in debt with the bank)

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

You can say 'Het is niet jouw schuld.', though.


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

Makes sense, thank you!

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