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"Ik neem de hond."

Translation:I am taking the dog.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/mahankr
mahankr
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Would I am walking the dog be translated as "Ik loop de hond?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
Susande
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Almost, that would be Ik loop met de hond or more commonly (and more specifically linked to the task of walking the dog over just walking together with the dog): Ik laat de hond uit.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TobyBartels
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That sounds like "I let the dog out.", which in English suggests that I'm staying inside.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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If you want to say "I let the dog out" (and I'm staying inside). I would say "Ik laat de hond naar buiten", whereas "Ik laat de hond uit" is generally used to say that you are going to walk the dog so it can do its business.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sr.estroncio

Who let the dogs out?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mahankr
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Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Juliaverheul

If you say meenemen it's bringing. For example, I will bring with me the dog, ik zal de hond meenemen?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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"I will bring the dog with me" = "Ik zal de hond (met me) meenemen"

However, "I will take the dog with me" is also "Ik zal de hond met me meenemen".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/im_yellin
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If I were to write this as "ik ben de hond aan het nemen" would that be correct? I don't remember how to add objects in the continuous.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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Grammatically speaking you are correct. Just in this context the "continuous" is not used in Dutch.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/im_yellin
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okay, thanks

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Juliaverheul

As El2thek has already sead its grammatically correct but it doesnt sound good

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YvonneJanssen

well literly that would be saying: I am taking the dog, people might misunderstand what you want to do to the poor thing...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LinguisticLuniel

mood

11 months ago