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Voegwoorden 4

97 [ninety-seven]



97 [zevenennegentig]


Voegwoorden 4

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He fell asleep although the TV was on. Hi- i- i- s---- g-------- h----- d- t-------- a-------. Hij is in slaap gevallen, hoewel de televisie aanstond. 0 +
He stayed a while although it was late. Hi- i- n-- g-------- h----- h-- a- l--- w--. Hij is nog gebleven, hoewel het al laat was. 0 +
He didn’t come although we had made an appointment. Hi- i- n--- g------- h----- w- a---------- h-----. Hij is niet gekomen, hoewel we afgesproken hadden. 0 +
The TV was on. Nevertheless, he fell asleep. De t-------- s---- a--. T--- i- h-- i- s---- g-------. De televisie stond aan. Toch is hij in slaap gevallen. 0 +
It was already late. Nevertheless, he stayed a while. He- w-- a- l---. T--- i- h-- n-- g-------. Het was al laat. Toch is hij nog gebleven. 0 +
We had made an appointment. Nevertheless, he didn’t come. Wi- h----- a----------. T--- i- h-- n--- g------. Wij hadden afgesproken. Toch is hij niet gekomen. 0 +
Although he has no license, he drives the car. Ho---- h-- g--- r-------- h----- r---- h-- a---. Hoewel hij geen rijbewijs heeft, rijdt hij auto. 0 +
Although the road is slippery, he drives so fast. Ho---- d- s----- g--- i-- r---- h-- h---. Hoewel de straat glad is, rijdt hij hard. 0 +
Although he is drunk, he rides his bicycle. Ho---- h-- d------ i-- g--- h-- m-- d- f----. Hoewel hij dronken is, gaat hij met de fiets. 0 +
Despite having no licence / license (am.), he drives the car. Hi- h---- g--- r--------. T--- r---- h-- a---. Hij heeft geen rijbewijs. Toch rijdt hij auto. 0 +
Despite the road being slippery, he drives fast. De s----- i- g---. T--- r---- h-- z- h---. De straat is glad. Toch rijdt hij zo hard. 0 +
Despite being drunk, he rides the bike. Hi- i- d------. T--- g--- h-- m-- d- f----. Hij is dronken. Toch gaat hij met de fiets. 0 +
Although she went to college, she can’t find a job. Zi- v---- g--- b---- h----- z- g--------- h----. Zij vindt geen baan, hoewel ze gestudeerd heeft. 0 +
Although she is in pain, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Zi- g--- n--- n--- d- d------ h----- z- p--- h----. Zij gaat niet naar de dokter, hoewel ze pijn heeft. 0 +
Although she has no money, she buys a car. Zi- k---- e-- a---- h----- z- g--- g--- h----. Zij koopt een auto, hoewel ze geen geld heeft. 0 +
She went to college. Nevertheless, she can’t find a job. Zi- h---- g---------. T--- v---- z- g--- b---. Zij heeft gestudeerd. Toch vindt ze geen baan. 0 +
She is in pain. Nevertheless, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Zi- h---- p---. T--- g--- z- n--- n--- d- d-----. Zij heeft pijn. Toch gaat ze niet naar de dokter. 0 +
She has no money. Nevertheless, she buys a car. Zi- h---- g--- g---. T--- k---- z- e-- a---. Zij heeft geen geld. Toch koopt ze een auto. 0 +

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