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15:06 Sep 4, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Dutch term or phrase: in navolging van
In navolging van mijn grote voorbeeld wil ik...
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Summary of answers provided
nain reference to my great example ....Elisabeth Koudys
nafurther to my grand exampleElisabeth Koudys
nain imitation of my great example
Martijn Naarding
nain imitation of my great example/model
Evert DELOOF-SYS
nain pursuit of my big exampleElisabeth Koudys
nafollowingAnja Lodge
naTo follow my great example I want to...tuanis


  

Answers


1 hr
To follow my great example I want to...


Explanation:
To follow my great example I want to...


    Wolters N>E
tuanis
Local time: 14:53
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3 hrs
in pursuit of my big example


Explanation:
in pursuit of my big example


    various thoughts
Elisabeth Koudys
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5 hrs
following


Explanation:
Following my great model, I would like to.....

I'm assuming that the "voorbeeld" is a person and as such I think "model" would be better than "example"


    Van Dale Nederlands > Engels
Anja Lodge
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11 hrs
in imitation of my great example/model


Explanation:
In imitation of my great example/model, I want to...

or

Following my great example/model, I want to...

Wolters'Woordenboek D-E

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 20:53
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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11 hrs
in imitation of my great example


Explanation:
As an alternative to following. I do not agree with model in stead of example. It is perfectly correct to use example when referring to people.
You could also opt for: After <name>, who was my great example.

Martijn




    Van Dale
Martijn Naarding
Spain
Local time: 20:53
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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1 day1 hr
in reference to my great example ....


Explanation:
he/she is reflecting on the example

Elisabeth Koudys
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1 day3 hrs
further to my grand example


Explanation:
this is more in reference


    thoughts
Elisabeth Koudys
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