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

"This is the toilet?"

February 24, 2013

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

"Ist das die Toilette?" - is it correct too?


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

The usual way to ask the question in German is to start the sentence with the verb. So yes, you are right.

However, also the English sentence has a switched word order which is used for emphasis. This you can also do in German.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/syl58

Oh Oh. See comment below (Zuczek's). Asked and answered :) However, I shouldn't have lost a hear for an essentially correct question. I do guard my heart...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yasminad91

would we be able to say "Dies ist die Toilette?" ?

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