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Dutch Phrases for Emergencies

By Margreet Kwakernaak

Part of Dutch For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If an emergency ever arises you’ll want to be able to express yourself. Therefore it’s important to learn these Dutch phrases as you’ll never know when you might need them.

  • Help! Help! (help)

  • Hurry up! Schiet op! (skeet op)

  • Please call 112! Bel 112! (bel ayn ayn tway)

  • Police! Politie! (po-lee-tsee)

  • Fire brigade Brandweer (brant-wayr)

  • Get a doctor! Haal een dokter! (haal ern dok-ter)

  • I am ill! Ik ben ziek! (ik ben seek)

  • Somebody has stolen my . . . Iemand heeft mijn … gestolen (ee-mant hayftmayn … khe-stoh-lern)

  • Where is the hospital? Waar is het ziekenhuis? (wahr is het see-kern-hoais?)