"Det var hvit sand strendene."

Translation:There was white sand on the beaches.

July 4, 2015

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What is the difference between 'It' and 'There' with 'Det'? In this case, depending on the preceding sentence or question, both would be valid. But I struggle in general to differentiate. It is context sensitive?

July 4, 2015

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It's context sensitive. I think the problem is that Norwegian doesn't differentiate between 'it is' and 'there is/are', while English does.

July 5, 2015
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