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Translation of the Dutch Proverbs Posted by on Jul 5, 2009

I tried to give you some time since the last post to get a look at the Dutch proverbs. Let’s take a look at some of these proverbs. 1) Als twee honden vechten om een been, loopt de derde er mee heen.┬áMeans that when two dogs fight over a bone, an unsuspecting dog will creep…

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Dutch Proverbs Posted by on Jul 2, 2009

Here are some of my favorite Dutch proverbs. See if you can figure out not just the litteral meaning of the proverb, but the intended meaning of the proverb as well. 1) Als twee honden vechten om een been, loopt de derde er mee heen 2) De druppel die de emmer doet overlopen 3) Een…

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