"My cat does not love me."

Translation:Mijn kat houdt niet van me.

5/3/2015, 11:05:10 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/TobyBartels
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I would have thought that "Mijn kat houdt niet van mij." stresses that it's not me whom my cat loves, while a simple denial that my cat lives me would be "Mijn kat houdt van mij niet.". But Duolingo corrects the latter to the former.

5/3/2015, 11:05:10 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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That's because the latter "Mijn kat houdt van mij niet" is not correct. That word order is not used in Dutch. Only "Mijn kat houdt niet van mij" is correct.

5/4/2015, 8:46:33 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/rilianxi
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placement of niet makes no sense. i'll just settle for getting it wrong for the rest of my life.

4/22/2016, 7:58:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Diougnes2
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Katten houden van niemand (is this sentence correct?)

4/20/2016, 3:20:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/jonathan529009

:'-(

8/15/2016, 11:28:38 PM
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