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"But they do not need them."

Translation:Oni je ale nepotřebují.

July 29, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gavin753673

What actually is the second position in a clause? Can you provide an example for me?

February 22, 2019

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

It is the first unstressed position in a clause. It follows the first phrase which is stressed. Here the "je" is in the second position. There may be multiple clitics placed in the second position at the same time in certain order.

See the Tips and notes and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_word_order#Clitics for more.

February 22, 2019

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

Many thanks for the useful link!

September 4, 2019

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

Why is "Oni ale je nepotřebují" incorrect?

September 4, 2019

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

Je must be in the second position.

September 4, 2019

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

Ale oni je nepotřebují - why was it marked wrong?

October 14, 2019

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

Who knows. We have only one report from around the time of your comment. It is however "ale Oni je nechápou" which is clearly wrong.

October 14, 2019
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