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Idiooms

Post by Shazzy » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:13 pm

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Does anyone know the best way to learn idiooms or short phrases that are not usually in the dictionary? But phrases that dutch people use all the time. I learn a few in my course and pick up a few from friends etc. Is there such thing as a book of idiooms maybe with near English translations..... If anyone can help please let me know.

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Re: Idiooms

Post by Joke » Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:10 am

I don't know about such a book, but I think the best way to learn 'natural Dutch' is by just talking to Dutch people a lot or, if that's difficult in England, by reading Dutch books or newspapers/news websites.

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Re: Idiooms

Post by ngonyama » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:02 am

Maybe this http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lijst_van_ ... n_gezegden helps? It's not in English but if you need more explanation you can ask here.

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