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"Hvorfor er flasken åpnet?"

Translation:Why is the bottle opened?

October 1, 2015

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jar30pma23

Would "open" be accepted here? Common usage in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991

No, since åpnet specifies a past participle, like opened does in English.

"Open" would be "åpen."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lisa954202

It does sound unnatural in English - we'd more likely say 'Why was the bottle opened' or 'Why is the bottle open'.

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