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Een arts zag een oude dame voor haar huis zitten. A doctor noticed an old lady sitting in front of her house. Hij liep naar haar toe en zei: “Het viel me op dat u erg gelukkig lijkt! Wat is uw geheim?” So he walked up to her and said: “I couldn’t help but notice how happy you look! What …

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Phrase – Hoe gaat het met jou? (inf) Hoe gaat het? (inf) Hoe gaat het met u? (frm) Translation – How are you?

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Phrase – Nog een prettige dag Nog een prettige dag toegewenst Een goede dag verder Translation  –  Have a nice day!

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Phrase – Ik hou van je (inf) Ik hou van jou / Ik hou van u (frm) Translation – I love you!

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This made a much bigger difference than I expected. I carry an English-Dutch dictionary app on my phone and I used it all the time.There was an immediate difference. Having it on your phone is great, because it takes two seconds to look something up in the middle of conversation. And because you’re using it in conversation, you’re that much …

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Telling time in Dutch can be very confusing, It took a bit of practice to get there. I’ll try to keep this as simple as possible and hope that it helps. Ik ga om 8 uur naar de bioscoop. –  I am going to the movies at 8 o’clock. om= at Ga jij om 11 uur naar de huisarts? – Are …

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The verb `werken'(to work) can serve as a model for a group of so-called weak verbs which are all conjugated the same way and form the various tenses on the same principles. These verbs are called `weak’ because the stem of the verb, in this case `werk’, never changes. Words that have a k, f, s, ch, or p before …

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S345 – Soms praat mijn vrouw in haar slaap. S345 – Sometimes my wife talks in her sleep. Explanation – soms – sometimes praten – to talk, to speak mijn – my de vrouw – 1. wife 2. woman in – in, at haar – her de slaap- 1. sleep 2. temple (of the head)

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