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Translation:Proč jsi ta okna nezavřela?

April 18, 2018



Proč nezavřela ta okna was corrected to Proč jsi ta okna nezavřela. Do I need jsi? It called it a type. I'm a little confused.


Jsi is part of the verb, as it is in the past tense. You need the auxiliary form of být (here, jsi) with past-tense verbs in the first and second person. (There is another option that involves shortening jsi, but I am not a good person to explain that one...)


Why is "Proč nezavřela jsi ta okna" not accepted?


Auxiliary verbs for the past tense are clitics. Jsi must be in the second position.

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