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"Tijdens de eerste wereldoorlog was ons land best veilig."

Translation:During the first world war our country was pretty safe.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Chanil5
Chanil5
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Small note: significant historical events are written with capitals. So: Eerste Wereldoorlog. Tweede Wereldoorlog. De Gouden Eeuw.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pieter235124
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Yes, but here it seems to me to not be used as the proper name of the event. "There have been two world wars in the 20th century. In the first world war, often named The War, WW1 or First World War, the Dutch managed to stay neutral"

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hanstiono

is best here also translated as best in English? or is best veilig a translation of pretty safe / quite safe / safe enough ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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The latter, it is a translation of pretty/quite/rather/fairly safe

3 years ago