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"Hoe laat gaat de bank open?"

Translation:What time does the bank open?

3 years ago

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/JuwForce
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So how would I ask, "How late is the bank open?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jersebas
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That would be Hoe laat is de bank open? ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JuwForce
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Dank je wel!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Laura.Alegre

What about "how late does the bank open?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jendefer
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As a native English speaker, that sounds awkward to me. One might ask, "How early does the bank open?" but when speaking of lateness in English, I think it would sound more natural in the context of the closing time, such as, "How late does the bank stay open?"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nierls
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it's correct, however duolingo said is wasn't ;/

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/beto.pm

I translated it the same way. Could someone in Duolingo staff explain why is not correct?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JasonHamje

It's awkward English. If someone said that to me, I would immediately assume they were asking me how late does it stay open. Especially with a business like a bank that opens in the morning.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OnkelD
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Is there a way to ask this using Wanneer ? I could take a shot, but I'd be willing to guess it's not quite right: "Wanneer gaat de bank zich opent?" I know that's not right, but I'm curious to know if this can be put using a word that literally means "When".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Wanneer gaat de bank open?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OnkelD
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Really? Is it that easy? Thank you very much.. I don't know why I threw in the reflexive but anyway, I'm grateful that you cleared that up for me. Dank je wel !

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GekPapaAl
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i would translate this to 'AT what time does the bank open'. Do native English speakers agree?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LarsHogberg
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Duo accepted this answer for me

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bruce_OBrien

De bank is open tussen half tien tot vijf uur.

1 year ago