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"Does she like women?"

Translation:Mag sie Frauen?

February 1, 2013



Why does Mag precede sie?

[deactivated user]

    German doesn't use do-support to form questions. Instead, it uses subject-verb inversion.

    • declarative: Sie mag Frauen. (She likes women.)

    • interrogative: Mag sie Frauen? (Does she like women?)

    Subject-verb inversion can be found in English, too.

    • declarative: He is drinking a lager.

    • interrogative: Is he drinking a lager?


    This is one of the most helpful posts I've seen on here.


    Would "Hat Sie mag Frauen" also be correct?

    [deactivated user]


      No. If you're going for the past tense, it would be, 'Hat sie Frauen gemocht?' (Gemocht is the past perfect form of mögen). To be honest, your sentence really makes no sense.


      that would be 'has she liked women,' i think

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