"Op dat eiland staan windmolens."

Translation:On that island there are windmills.

January 15, 2015

6 Comments


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

Why can't one say, "On that island stand windmills." It is still grammatically correct English...

March 8, 2016

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

Why isn't there er or daar?


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

"Op dat eiland staan er windmolens." is possible too. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Adam346560

Would "Windmills stand on that island." be correct?


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

It is not correct. The 'staan' in this sentence just shows a state of being somewhere, so it can't be translated to 'stand' in English. Some other words like 'liggen, zitten, hangen' are also like this.


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

I think it is correct to write "There are windmills standing on that island" no?

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