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"She is eating a third egg."

Translation:Ze eet een derde ei.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Ivita76

Im not a native English speak so got confused about the construction " a third egg" . Is it possible in English?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis_Domingos
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Yes, it is. It's used when you've already eaten two eggs, and you want to introduce a third in the discussion.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Captain_Zilver

Ehm.... so i cant say: ze eet haar derde ei ? i am dutch so i clearly know how to speak it?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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You can say ze eet haar derde ei but that means she eats her third egg, not a third egg.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chomikxd3

ze is een derde ei aan het eten is possible too

2 years ago