Needs and opinions in Dutch
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When you are learning Dutch as a beginner it is helpful to know how to express when you want someone to talk more slowly or if they could repeat what they said. This chapter will help you study expressing needs and opinions in Dutch.
How to express needs in Dutch
The table below will help when having a conversation with a Dutch speaker.
|Kunt u duidelijker praten?||Could you talk more clearly?|
|Kunt u langzamer praten?||Could you talk more slowly?|
|Ik ben een beginner in ...||I am a beginner at...|
|Kunt u dat herhalen?||Could you repeat that?|
|Kunt u dat nog een keer uitleggen?||Could you explain that again?|
|Wat betekent dat?||What does that mean?|
|Wat betekent ...?||What does ... mean?|
|Wat is het?||What is it?|
|Wat is het woord voor ...?||What is the word for...?|
|Sorry! Excuseer mij!||Sorry! Excuse me!|
Opinion phrases in Dutch
The phrases below can be useful when you are asked to give an opinion about something.
|Als je het mij vraagt ...||If you ask me...|
|Wat denk jij van ...?||What do you think of...?|
|In tegenstelling tot||In contrast|
|Ik ben het er mee eens.||I agree|
|Dat is gewoon hoe ik het zie.||That is just how I see it|
|Ik kan niet zoveel vertellen over ...||I am not able to talk that much about...|
|Ik ben het er niet mee eens.||I do not agree|
|Naar mijn mening.||To my mind|
|Of of||Either or...|
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