Sentence:

De strijd duurde drie dagen en kostte aan 50.000 mannen het leven.

English Translation:

The battle lasted for 3 days and claimed the lives of 50,000 men.

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Words used:

the

/ðə/

/ðɪ/

het, de

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battle

/ˈbæt(ə)l/

strijd

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last

/lɑːst/

1. vorig, laatst, afgelopen 2. duren

Here: duren

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for

/fɔː/

voor, naar, om, als

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three

/θriː/

drie, 3

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day

/deɪ/

dag

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and

/ænd/

/ənd/

en

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claim

/kleɪm/

claimen, eisen

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the

/ðə/

/ðɪ/

het, de

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life   (Pl: lives)

/laɪf/

leven

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of

/ɒv/

/əv/

van

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fifty thousand

/ˈfɪftɪ ˈθaʊzənd/

vijftigduizend

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men

/men/

mannen

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