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10:11 Oct 23, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Dutch term or phrase: voorbije
ik was de voorbije 2 weken op vakantie in je hotel
chris
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1pastjviaene
4 +1The past two weeks, I was on holiday in your hotel.xxxjarry
5 -1During the last two weeks I was on holiday in your hotel.
Sandra Nortje
4I stayed at your hotel (for the holidays/on holiday) the past two weeks
Evert DELOOF-SYS
4 -1For the last two weeks I have stayed ...Valeska Nygren


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
past


Explanation:
I've been on holiday in your hotel for the past two weeks.

jviaene
Local time: 16:59
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ellemiek Drucker
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
The past two weeks, I was on holiday in your hotel.


Explanation:
Or: I spent the past two weeks holidaying at your hotel.

xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 17:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3855

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Davorka Grgic: Exactly.
50 mins
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
I stayed at your hotel (for the holidays/on holiday) the past two weeks


Explanation:
is one way of saying it.
Or 'I spent the past two weeks ...'

No references needed here. Check it e.g. at www.google.com

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 16:59
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
For the last two weeks I have stayed ...


Explanation:
... or: I have been ..., then you need to see how you phrase the vacation part

Valeska Nygren
United States
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  xxxjarry: I believe past is more accurate than last here
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
During the last two weeks I was on holiday in your hotel.


Explanation:
van Dale /Bosman vd Merwe& Hiemstra

Sandra Nortje
South Africa
Local time: 17:59
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 46

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  xxxjarry: I believe past is more accurate than last here.
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