"Where is Scotland?"

Translation:Waar ligt Schotland?

3 years ago

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/hanstiono

"Waar is schotland" not acceptable?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
Susande
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Should be accepted, but not the most common way to say it. Also see the extensive explanation on to be vs. zijn/zitten/liggen/staan: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/5785064

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BenLee-Rod

Why is it 'Waar is de zee' (another of these exercises) but 'Waar ligt <country>'?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gerda82
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Huh, good question. I've never thought about that before. I don't really know why. I guess it's just something the Dutch language does.

2 years ago
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