"I went for a walk."

Translation:Ik maakte een wandeling.

January 14, 2015

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phb2013

Is "Ik ben voor een wandeling gegaan" also correct?

January 14, 2015

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

That's technically correct, but I don't think any native would say it like that, probably similar to the English sentence I chose to go for a walk.

January 14, 2015

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

Ik ging voor een wandeling?

Seems like that's used a ton if google search results are any reference.

May 6, 2015

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

If I google for that it says "134.000" results, though it does not show more than 1.5 pages of results. The pages that it does show seem to be all (bad) translations from other languages.

May 6, 2015

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

Fair enough, didn't see that it was limited to two pages :)

Although I still must ask if it's grammatically incorrect also.

May 6, 2015

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

Grammatically there is not much wrong with it and people will understand what you are saying, it's just that people don't say it like that.

May 6, 2015

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    Is "Ik ging een eindje lopen" not correct?

    September 12, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Laura3S

    The sentence is grammatically correct and people could say it too, but it's not the literal translation here, because you need to write "een wandeling" as the translation for " a walk".

    July 23, 2018

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

    Wat is fout met "ik ging voor een wandeling"?

    March 16, 2019
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