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Dutch term or phrase:sprake
English translation:Is there mention of
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18:49 Mar 29, 2008
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Dutch term or phrase: sprake
is er sprake van?
Jacqueline Sieben
Netherlands
Local time: 08:31
Is there mention of
Explanation:
Is er sprake van = Is there mention of

Perhaps one can improve on the style, but it is correct. "sprake" is only used in proverbs. It means something like 'talk' or 'conversation', but it is translated differently for different proverbs.
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drboer
Local time: 08:31
Grading comment
Thanks, yes, I think this is correct in the context that I have given...!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Is there mention of


Explanation:
Is er sprake van = Is there mention of

Perhaps one can improve on the style, but it is correct. "sprake" is only used in proverbs. It means something like 'talk' or 'conversation', but it is translated differently for different proverbs.

drboer
Local time: 08:31
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks, yes, I think this is correct in the context that I have given...!

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neutral  writeaway: one of many possibilities. sounds a bit stilted.
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Mar 29, 2008 - Changes made by Jacqueline van der Spek:
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FieldLaw/Patents » Social Sciences
Field (specific)Human Resources » General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters


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