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"The letter does not write itself!"

Translation:Brevet skriver ikke sig selv!

September 4, 2014



In English, the implication here would be to get on and write the letter yourself. Is that the same på dansk?


can anyone tell me how you know when to put ikke at the front of the word or behind eg skriver ikke eller ikke skriver


Normally, ikke comes after the verb (in this case skriver). However, in subordinate clauses, the sentence structure follows a subject, adverb, verb word order.

F.eks: Hendes lærer er ikke glad for hende, [fordi hun ikke skriver brevet], where the subordinate clause is in brackets.

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