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"De diepte van dit kanaal is vijf meter."

Translation:The depth of this canal is five meters.

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3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Gymnastical
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m is the abbreviation for meters and the metric system is universal (except US)

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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True, though I think it is best when learning a new language to refrain from using abbreviations even if they are internationally accepted. If only for the different ways of spelling for example and that not in every language it's meter.

US English: meter

GB English: metre

French: metre

Spanish: metro

Swedish: mätere

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EricVanErt

Is there a difference between a "gracht" and a "kanaal?"

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NienkeFleur

"gracht" would be "moat", whereas "kanaal would be "channel" (both in the "English channel" and "TV channel" sense)

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Reply3 weeks ago