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en To want something   »   nl iets willen

71 [seventy-one]

To want something

To want something

71 [eenenzeventig]

iets willen

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What do you want to do? W-t--il--n -ulli-? W__ w_____ j______ W-t w-l-e- j-l-i-? ------------------ Wat willen jullie? 0
Do you want to play football / soccer (am.)? Will---j---ie -o--b---en? W_____ j_____ v__________ W-l-e- j-l-i- v-e-b-l-e-? ------------------------- Willen jullie voetballen? 0
Do you want to visit friends? W----- j-lli--v---n--n --z-e-en? W_____ j_____ v_______ b________ W-l-e- j-l-i- v-i-n-e- b-z-e-e-? -------------------------------- Willen jullie vrienden bezoeken? 0
to want w--l-n w_____ w-l-e- ------ willen 0
I don’t want to arrive late. I--w-l-ni-- ---la-t ---en. I_ w__ n___ t_ l___ k_____ I- w-l n-e- t- l-a- k-m-n- -------------------------- Ik wil niet te laat komen. 0
I don’t want to go there. Ik wi--ni-t-w------. I_ w__ n___ w_______ I- w-l n-e- w-g-a-n- -------------------- Ik wil niet weggaan. 0
I want to go home. Ik---l -aa- h-i--gaa-. I_ w__ n___ h___ g____ I- w-l n-a- h-i- g-a-. ---------------------- Ik wil naar huis gaan. 0
I want to stay at home. Ik wi- thu-s-blij---. I_ w__ t____ b_______ I- w-l t-u-s b-i-v-n- --------------------- Ik wil thuis blijven. 0
I want to be alone. I- wi---l---- z---. I_ w__ a_____ z____ I- w-l a-l-e- z-j-. ------------------- Ik wil alleen zijn. 0
Do you want to stay here? W-- -e---er-b-ij---? W__ j_ h___ b_______ W-l j- h-e- b-i-v-n- -------------------- Wil je hier blijven? 0
Do you want to eat here? W---je--ie- e--n? W__ j_ h___ e____ W-l j- h-e- e-e-? ----------------- Wil je hier eten? 0
Do you want to sleep here? W-l-je -i-- s-a--n? W__ j_ h___ s______ W-l j- h-e- s-a-e-? ------------------- Wil je hier slapen? 0
Do you want to leave tomorrow? W-l- - -or-e- v---r-k--n? W___ u m_____ v__________ W-l- u m-r-e- v-r-r-k-e-? ------------------------- Wilt u morgen vertrekken? 0
Do you want to stay till tomorrow? W-lt-- t---mor-e- -lij--n? W___ u t__ m_____ b_______ W-l- u t-t m-r-e- b-i-v-n- -------------------------- Wilt u tot morgen blijven? 0
Do you want to pay the bill only tomorrow? Wil- u----r---n----mo-g-n --s-b-t---n? W___ u d_ r_______ m_____ p__ b_______ W-l- u d- r-k-n-n- m-r-e- p-s b-t-l-n- -------------------------------------- Wilt u de rekening morgen pas betalen? 0
Do you want to go to the disco? W-llen ju-l-- --a---e-d---o? W_____ j_____ n___ d_ d_____ W-l-e- j-l-i- n-a- d- d-s-o- ---------------------------- Willen jullie naar de disco? 0
Do you want to go to the cinema? Will-n jul-i- n--r----b--sco--? W_____ j_____ n___ d_ b________ W-l-e- j-l-i- n-a- d- b-o-c-o-? ------------------------------- Willen jullie naar de bioscoop? 0
Do you want to go to a café? W--l-n jull-e-naa- -e------? W_____ j_____ n___ h__ c____ W-l-e- j-l-i- n-a- h-t c-f-? ---------------------------- Willen jullie naar het café? 0

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