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"Eleven against thirteen"

Translation:Elf tegen dertien

3 years ago

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i was almost done when i realize that it is elf... why not eentien :(

2 years ago

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It's just like English, we get 4-teen, 5-teen, 6-teen but not 1-teen, we have eleven. Luckily the Dutch word elf is quite similar to English eleven so that might help you remember it.

Edit: Oh wait you're level 16, you know this.

1 year ago

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it was long ago :P but still thanks :D

1 year ago

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lol oops! I don't know why I got a notification for it, sorry. That explains you being such high level!

1 year ago

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I'm a native English speaker. Dutch is the first language I've tried to learn. What does "11 against 13" mean though? Is that 11:13? 12:47? 1:11pm? I've never heard the expression "against" used in time before.

3 years ago

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It's not used in time, it's one group/instance against the other (e.g. with soccer: eleven against eleven, or one against the goalkeeper)

3 years ago

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I see, I just didn't have the context with it.

3 years ago