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"We drink wine with dinner."

Translation:We drinken wijn bij het avondeten.

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3 years ago

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/LeviPolasak

Does it have to have "het" in the sentence? Can you just say We drinken wijn met avondeten?

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/littleblueduck
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I wrote "met avondeten" and was marked wrong. Should I report it or is it absolutely necessary to put "met het avondeten"?

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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To me personally it needs het, without it it sounds as if the dinner has been added to the wine. To give a clearer example. If you order fries/chips with mayonnaise, you order "Friet met mayo(nnaise)", so the mayonnaise is added to the fries/chips

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Reply23 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Princess746095

Is there a difference between BIJ and MET? and Bij het and MET het is there a difference?

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Reply3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/littleblueduck
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This is very helpful, thank you!

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TobyBartels
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How would it sound with ‘bij avondeten’?

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olinbongers

"bij avondeten" would be the same: as if it's added. I think it really needs "het".

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PrinsesKayla

So if I was making a wine sauce, I would say "saus met wijn" and not "bij" because the wine is "in" the sauce?

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Reply5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lbhagaloo

The dinner should be in the question

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/James_Hunt129

Why is the 'het' necessary in this sentence? Thanks.

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Reply1 year ago