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Translation:Pourquoi tu t'es assis sur mon fauteuil ?

July 17, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MandyB11

"t'es-tu assis" - would that be a) correct and b) actually used by French people? (It's all very well learning "perfect" French, but I don't want to sound like someone from the 19th century ;)) Thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

a) Yes, it is correct.
b) It sounds indeed a little formal, but not too awkward or weird.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rose830046

Duo doesn't seem to like the inverted form much, but shouldn't be marked wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tom921

What about "pourquoi vous étes-vous sur mon fauteuil ?" I tried to use the inverted verb following "pourquoi" but it seems very awkward. It also was marked incorrect.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NSE104165

You left out "assis".

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