free

Dutch translation: gratis - or - vrij

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English term or phrase:free
Dutch translation:gratis - or - vrij
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS

15:22 Jan 10, 2002
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: free
free
Ellie Eytan
gratis - or - vrij
Explanation:
If it's 'free' as in 'buy one, get one free', the correct translation is 'gratis'.

If you mean 'free as a bird', the translation is 'vrij'.
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Joeri Van Liefferinge
Belgium
Local time: 07:39
Grading comment
Thank you! it was very helpful!!! i hope that with in the next year i'll speak this beautiful language. now i need to find the word "academy" aswell (-: have a wonderful day & happy new year! thanx! Ellie.
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5 +1gratis - or - vrij
Joeri Van Liefferinge
4gratis
Linda Ferwerda


  

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gratis


Explanation:
Hard without context.
Another translation is "vrij".

Linda Ferwerda
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 715
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
gratis - or - vrij


Explanation:
If it's 'free' as in 'buy one, get one free', the correct translation is 'gratis'.

If you mean 'free as a bird', the translation is 'vrij'.


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Joeri Van Liefferinge
Belgium
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in FlemishFlemish, Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 90
Grading comment
Thank you! it was very helpful!!! i hope that with in the next year i'll speak this beautiful language. now i need to find the word "academy" aswell (-: have a wonderful day & happy new year! thanx! Ellie.

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agree  GertV: nice examples!
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