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"Cosa fate dopo la scuola?"

February 25, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pizza7

"are you doing" should be accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena18

I generally go with the present progressive when translating the simple present Italian sentences into English, as it is more natural- HOWEVER, in this case I am guessing that "what are you doing after school" would probably translate into future tense in Italian.


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

We can use the present for "What are you going to do after school?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eshank47

I typed in "what are you doing after school?" and it was accepted


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

why not "after the school"


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

Would you say that in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena18

No- you would not say that in English (<-----native English speaker).


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

Yes, I know; I was asking a rhetorical question to press that point :)


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

"do you do" == "are you doing", doesn't require present progressive to take the same immediate future translation


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

"What do you do after the school" was not accepted. There was a 'la' in the sentence. Was my translation correct ?


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

Does that make sense in English to you?


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

I'm getting entangled in what I think is right and what I think will be accepted. Need to clarify it for myself. Thanks for the reply.


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    it didn't accept 'after THE school' wtf


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duracel84

    Is this "you" plural or singular?

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