"He is counting the days."

Translation:Hij telt de dagen.

2 years ago

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I wrote "Hij bent aan telten de dagen" as an experiment and it was counted wrong.

2 years ago

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Well yes, as it is not proper grammar. You could say these however:

  • Hij is de dagen aan het tellen -'he is currently counting the days' (most likely would've been accepted as well)
  • Hij (loopt, zit, staat, ligt, hangt) de dagen te tellen -'he is counting the days (while walking, etc.)'
  • Hij heeft de dagen (lopen, zitten, staan, liggen, hangen) tellen -'he has been counting the days (while walking, etc.)'
  • Hij is de dagen wezen tellen -'he has been counting the days'
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