"Ikhebmijnzeilbootverkocht."

Translation:I have sold my sailboat.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Jio1557
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Funny how as a German-speaker I felt like he had cooked his sailboat.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Filjan
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I don't think sailboat is a British English word. We would use yacht or sailing boat in this context.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnBurley
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I agree

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Highways
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"Sailing boat" is now accepted.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Klara-Ilona
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https://www.duolingo.com/JasonHamje

Definitely used in American English

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnetteCutting

Is "dinghy" acceptable? Sailboat is definitely not a British English word in current use.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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A characteristic of a zeilboot is that it always has a sail. Some dinghies have a sail and in that regards could be referred to as zeilboot, though many don't: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinghy.

The BE sailing boat is accepted

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cher-ola

Verkocht can mean both bought and sold? How do you know which is which when reading in Dutch?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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  • kopen - gekocht - to buy
  • verkopen - verkocht - to sell
1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cher-ola

I just realized this and couldn't figure out how to go back and delete my comment! Thanks!

1 year ago
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