Doordeweeks

Again, thank you so much for following! Here’s a small announcement regarding the schedule, but why not turn it into a lesson as well?
iedereen = everyone
allereerst = first of all
bedankt = thanks
volgen = following
proberen = to try
doordeweeks = on weekdays
tijdstip = point in time
plaatsen = to place / to submit
Hope this helps!
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20000 Mijlen

Some lines from Jules Verne’s “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”, which was first published in 1870.

Your word-list of today consists of:
onbekommerde = carefree
verschijnsel = phenomenon
spotten = to mock (in this case in it’s present perfect “gespot”)
serieuze = grave, serious
praktische = practical
zoals = such as / like
Duitsland = Germany
zorgen = to worry

Hope this helps!

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Helaas pindakaas

A Dutch idiom and rhyme for when you’re not that bothered by a disappointment or misfortune.

Fun fact: since butter (Dutch: boter) is a protected product in the Netherlands, peanut butter became peanut *cheese* in Dutch.

Hope this helps!

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De moorden

Some lines from Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, which was published first in 1841.

The more difficult words of these lines are:
alleen = merely (more common: alone, exclusively)
instemmen = to agree
onoplosbaar = insoluble / unable to be solved
beschouwen = to regard / to consider
middelen = means, resources
waarmee = by which / whereby
moordenaar = murderer / killer
opsporen = to trace

Hope this helps!

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