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"Worüber denkst du nach?"

Translation:What are you thinking about?

April 21, 2013

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greenfire315

Why the nach in the sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bericp1

That makes sense.

denken is more like to believe or to speculate and...

nachdenken is more like to contemplate or to ponder

Am I correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yoyoninja96

Would "About what do you think?" be an acceptable answer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jess1camar1e

It could be considered technically correct if you didn't want the preposition at the end of a sentence, but it is highly unnatural sounding.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Levi
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@yoyoninja96 : I don't think that would be acceptable.


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

No. I don't think that that is an acceptable sentence in English.


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

It is an acceptable answer at Duolingo and as well as in English.


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

Why 'what do you think of' is not correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jess1camar1e

On it's own, that isn't a good English sentence. Usually you would follow 'What do you think of....' with something like 'the weather, this party, the food' - soliciting an opinion.

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