"Nu regent het."

Translation:Now it is raining.

1 year ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/DavidLamb3
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The simple present, "Now it rains" is not accepted, I have reported it.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vincent52036

Actually the word "now" implies that you should use present progressive. Now it rains seems odd to me.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JeffGillean

It depends on context -- e.g. "It used to snow in winter. Now it rains. I blame climate change." I think either is grammatically and logically correct given the lack of context surrounding this phrase, even if the present progressive is more common.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Eliasz302

Why was "It is now raining." not accepted?

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RikVlasblom

The audio is quite bad. The "re"-part of "regent" is no good.

It should be like "hey!" written with an R. Nu "rey"gent het. Or "sun ray", Nu "ray"gent het. Although this option might be too "Leidsch" (from Leiden).

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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Should the stress fall on the first syllable of regent?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
xMerrie
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Yes. "Regent" is pronounced wrong in these sentences, unfortunately.

Here is how "regent" should sound: https://nl.forvo.com/word/het_regent/#nl and https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bf/Nl-r%C3%A9gent.ogg

6 months ago
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