"The boy is cooking and you are eating."

Translation:De jongen kookt en jullie eten.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/spcon
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Why didn't it accept je? What indicates that I have to use the formal translation of you?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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You are pointing someone out, hence emphatic jij is needed.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fjmustak
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It didn't accept je, and suggested u instead

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
El2theK
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See my previous comment.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Squonkalini
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I guess this sentence is thrown in with the passive lessons to keep us on our toes?...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Margaret129503

I used jij. It insisted on jullie, how can I tell when "you" is plural?

4 months ago
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