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Had je me maar

Post by gustaaf kusno » Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:22 am

What is the meaning of 'had je maar'? In what context is this expression used? Thanks a lot.

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Re: Had je me maar

Post by gustaaf kusno » Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:28 am

Correction: 'had je me maar' :D

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Re: Had je me maar

Post by Joke » Sun Oct 06, 2013 3:58 pm

Without any further context, it's a bit difficult to be sure, but the most likely meaning is "I wish you had ... me".

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Re: Had je me maar

Post by gustaaf kusno » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:16 am

Thanks a lot, Joke

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Re: Had je me maar

Post by christian Irving » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:27 am

If only you had had me - misschien

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Re: Had je me maar

Post by Joke » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:30 am

christian Irving wrote:If only you had had me - misschien
Ja, dat is waarschijnlijk nog een betere vertaling.

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