"Er is geen rook zonder vuur."

Translation:There is no smoke without fire.

4 years ago

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Is this a standard phrase in Dutch and is it used in the same way as the english phrase?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
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Indeed the Dutch equivalent of There is no smoke without fire. it's also written like Waar rook is, is vuur

4 years ago

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That is VERY similar to the more familiar (in my country's English): "Where there's smoke, there's fire."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Neia.Abreu
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In portuguese it is the same "onde há fumaça, há fogo"

2 years ago

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Ateş olmayan yerden duman çıkmaz. (Turkish)

2 years ago

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    Il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu, in French :)

    1 year ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/spielraum23

    When would you use 'brand' rather than 'vuur'?

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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    Brand is also accepted, though brand generally refers to something being on fire. Where as vuur is the direct translation of fire.

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/spielraum23

    That makes sense, thank you. I was thinking about the 'brandweer' and I've also seen 'brand' as a caption on the news.

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/asherpaden

    how about steam? that is easily confused with smoke (at least in my case as far as just looking at it)

    2 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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    Late reply, 'steam' would be 'stoom', which is different from smoke. :)

    1 year ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/asherpaden

    Thanks!

    1 year ago
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