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36 [thirty-six]

Public transportation

Public transportation

36 [zesendertig]

Openbaar vervoer

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Where is the bus stop? W----i- de--ushalte? W___ i_ d_ b________ W-a- i- d- b-s-a-t-? -------------------- Waar is de bushalte? 0
Which bus goes to the city centre / center (am.)? Wel----u--r---- er --ar--e- ce---u-? W____ b__ r____ e_ n___ h__ c_______ W-l-e b-s r-j-t e- n-a- h-t c-n-r-m- ------------------------------------ Welke bus rijdt er naar het centrum? 0
Which bus do I have to take? W---e b---mo-t i- n---n? W____ b__ m___ i_ n_____ W-l-e b-s m-e- i- n-m-n- ------------------------ Welke bus moet ik nemen? 0
Do I have to change? Mo-- -- ov-rstap---? M___ i_ o___________ M-e- i- o-e-s-a-p-n- -------------------- Moet ik overstappen? 0
Where do I have to change? W-ar --et -k -v-rsta-p-n? W___ m___ i_ o___________ W-a- m-e- i- o-e-s-a-p-n- ------------------------- Waar moet ik overstappen? 0
How much does a ticket cost? Hoe---l----t-e---k---t--? H______ k___ e__ k_______ H-e-e-l k-s- e-n k-a-t-e- ------------------------- Hoeveel kost een kaartje? 0
How many stops are there before downtown / the city centre? Hoev-el--alt-- -ij--het--aar-h-t centr-m? H______ h_____ z___ h__ n___ h__ c_______ H-e-e-l h-l-e- z-j- h-t n-a- h-t c-n-r-m- ----------------------------------------- Hoeveel haltes zijn het naar het centrum? 0
You have to get off here. U moe--hie---i---ap---. U m___ h___ u__________ U m-e- h-e- u-t-t-p-e-. ----------------------- U moet hier uitstappen. 0
You have to get off at the back. U---e- ac--er--n-ui-stappen. U m___ a________ u__________ U m-e- a-h-e-a-n u-t-t-p-e-. ---------------------------- U moet achteraan uitstappen. 0
The next train is in 5 minutes. D----l--nde-m---o -om- o-er-5---n-t-n. D_ v_______ m____ k___ o___ 5 m_______ D- v-l-e-d- m-t-o k-m- o-e- 5 m-n-t-n- -------------------------------------- De volgende metro komt over 5 minuten. 0
The next tram is in 10 minutes. D- vol--nd- t--m k--t ---- -0 -inute-. D_ v_______ t___ k___ o___ 1_ m_______ D- v-l-e-d- t-a- k-m- o-e- 1- m-n-t-n- -------------------------------------- De volgende tram komt over 10 minuten. 0
The next bus is in 15 minutes. De v-lg-nde--us-k-m--ov-- 1- ---u--n. D_ v_______ b__ k___ o___ 1_ m_______ D- v-l-e-d- b-s k-m- o-e- 1- m-n-t-n- ------------------------------------- De volgende bus komt over 15 minuten. 0
When is the last train? W-n-e-r-gaat d- l-a-ste --tro? W______ g___ d_ l______ m_____ W-n-e-r g-a- d- l-a-s-e m-t-o- ------------------------------ Wanneer gaat de laatste metro? 0
When is the last tram? Wanneer-g-a---e-laa--te -ra-? W______ g___ d_ l______ t____ W-n-e-r g-a- d- l-a-s-e t-a-? ----------------------------- Wanneer gaat de laatste tram? 0
When is the last bus? Wa--e-----at-d- l-----e --s? W______ g___ d_ l______ b___ W-n-e-r g-a- d- l-a-s-e b-s- ---------------------------- Wanneer gaat de laatste bus? 0
Do you have a ticket? Heef- - e---k-a----? H____ u e__ k_______ H-e-t u e-n k-a-t-e- -------------------- Heeft u een kaartje? 0
A ticket? – No, I don’t have one. Een ---rt-e- –--ee, -------ge-- --a----. E__ k_______ – N___ i_ h__ g___ k_______ E-n k-a-t-e- – N-e- i- h-b g-e- k-a-t-e- ---------------------------------------- Een kaartje? – Nee, ik heb geen kaartje. 0
Then you have to pay a fine. Dan m-et-u-een -o-t----talen. D__ m___ u e__ b____ b_______ D-n m-e- u e-n b-e-e b-t-l-n- ----------------------------- Dan moet u een boete betalen. 0

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