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"De beroemde boer interesseert zich voor boekhouding."

Translation:The famous farmer is interested in accounting.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/MarcinTust

Is there any difference between "accounting" and "bookkeeping" in Dutch? In English, the latter refers purely to the operation of a set of accounts, while "accounting" refers more widely to all aspects of the science and trade of an accountant.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JudithRemk
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As far as I'm aware, we only use boekhouden in Dutch. But we like to sound posh and use foreign words, so we stole 'accounting' from the English language and make the whole profession sound cool...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shore01
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I was wondering the same - extract from a website: : "Accounting is a high-level process that makes sense of information previously compiled, and produces financial models using that information. The process of accounting is more subjective than bookkeeping, which is largely transactional. "

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bkeeler

Boer zoekt vrouw

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/palicet
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Is "well-known" not the same as "famous"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dkpwatson

Not accountancy?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JudithRemk
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Accountancy would be the company doing the accounting.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NellyF056
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waarom is known niet goed??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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'Well-known' is juist. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NellyF056
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Thanks xMerrie

1 year ago