"When were my parents telling that to you?"

Translation:Quand mes parents te disaient-ils ça ?

April 3, 2018

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Could someone please assist me with this word order?


"quand" - question word, goes at the beginning.
"mes parents te disaient ça" - statement word order ("my parents were telling that to you").
"disaient" becomes "disaient-ils" as the verb-subject inversion for a formal question; "ils" isn't needed in the statement but when inverted it's added.

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