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"Du schreibst."

Translation:You write.

April 12, 2018



To my ears the tone of voice was unquestionably questioning. Silly me.


actually, there is a dedicated imperative mode in German, which would be schreib(e)

This is just a statement.


It could be used as an order, like making an order by making a statement. (I think it is similar in English?)

'Du schreibst jetzt den Brief!' 'Du schreibst den Brief jetzt!' 'You write the letter now!'

'Du schreibst gerade(/jetzt) den Brief.' 'You are writing the letter.'

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