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"Wij nemen de boeken."

Translation:We take the books.

1 year ago



Is correct "We are taking the books." ? or is "We take the books."? Or both are correct? Danku

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In English there's a difference between "We are taking the books" and "We take the books." The first sentence is in the progressive tense and is used when something is happening at this moment. The second sentence is in the present tense and can be used when something happens not at this moment and more than once For example " We take the books to my house on Mondays. Dutch doesn't have a progressive tense.

1 year ago