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"I went for a walk."

Translation:Ik maakte een wandeling.

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

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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.

3 years ago

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Ik ging voor een wandeling?

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

3 years ago

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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.

3 years ago

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

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

3 years ago

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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.

3 years ago

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    Is "Ik ging een eindje lopen" not correct?

    EditDelete2 years ago

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

    2 months ago