"Op dat eiland staan windmolens."

Translation:On that island there are windmills.

3 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ibeardsell

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bkeeler

Why isn't there er or daar?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidvdb
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"Op dat eiland staan er windmolens." is possible too. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Adam346560

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

1 year ago

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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.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago
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