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"It began yesterday."

Translation:Het begon gisteren.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Khazhoyan

het gisteren begon <-- why is this word order wrong?

2 years ago

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In Dutch the typical word order is subject verb followed by other things such as time. While obviously there are some variations the variation subject time verb is never possible.

Have a look at this: http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=WordOrder.00

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wacky4
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Why is "Gisteren begon het" wrong?

1 year ago