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Archive for February, 2009

Writing a letter in Dutch Posted by on Feb 20, 2009

Even in this current computer age, lot’s of letters are still written on paper… Either handwritten or printed. Professional letters, personal letters… letters all over the world still manage to find their way. So, I would like to give you a little information on what to pay attention to when writing a letter in Dutch…

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Accents again Posted by on Feb 15, 2009

First of all, thank you readers for your comments… haha, as you noticed my English isn’t exactly flawless, but I will try to keep the mistakes at a minimum! The one big problem I seem to be having writing the blog, is to come up with potentially interesting stories… because I’m native Dutch, I find…

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Omdat and doordat Posted by on Feb 5, 2009

In Dutch we have two words we can use in a sentence, to explain something, or give a reason. Two words that both mean ‘because’. These two words are not synonyms, they are both used in different cases. The best way to explain this, is by giving a few small examples. Okay, a really simple…

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