"When did this accident happen?"

Translation:这个意外是在什么时候发生的?

May 11, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/BenjaminRi989070

Why is " 这个意外什么时候发生?" not a valid answer?

May 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JXrL8

I would think “When was it that this accident happened?” would be a better English translation given the 是。。。的 structure used.

August 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Charlimagnus

This is an odd sentence 在 doesn't seem to fit. I would think 这个意外发生了什么时候 is an acceptable answer

June 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gabrielle145359

I believe the time word (什么时候) needs to come before the verb (发生). Otherwise, I agree with you.

October 10, 2018
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