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"We do not understand."

Translation:Wir verstehen nicht.

November 28, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mahesh542142

Why 'Wir nicht verstehen.' is not right.


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

The verb has to be in second position in main clauses. ‘Wir’ here occupies the first position, so the first word after that has to be the verb, ‘verstehen’; ‘nicht’ can only come after that.

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