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"We gaven hun een ding."

Translation:We gave them a thing.

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3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Laure605988
Laure605988
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In the normal speed version «ding» sounds «kling», at least in my phone :O

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Reply9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fikramfauzan

Isn't it supposed to be "we gaven HEN een ding"?

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jersebas
Jersebas
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Apparently (source, in Dutch) you use hen after a preposition or as an object, and hun as an indirect object, so in this case it would be either "we gaven hun een ding" or "we gaven aan hen een ding" (although I would change that to "we gaven een ding aan hen"). Anyway, many Dutch people will probably make mistakes here as well, and in some cases (apparently less formal situations according to the website I linked), you can substitute hun/hen with ze

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LevRaphael

What's Dutch for dingus, doohickey, thingamajig?

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Reply1 year ago