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"The arguments do not support the standpoint."

Translation:De argumenten steunen het standpunt niet.

January 15, 2015

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

Is there a difference between steunen and ondersteunen ? I was wondering why the alternative with ondersteunen cannot be considered correct.


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

There is a difference. Steunen usually doesn't refer to physical support, but rather mental support, ondersteunen is either physical support or to help/aid (usually by giving money).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/David416499

Hm...the translation above does not match the one on the page, "De argumenten steunen het opvatting niet." The above translation apeears to be correction, while the one on the actual page is wrong.

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