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Help understanding word order?

Can someone help me understand the rule behind this?

I was supposed to translate: "What is the book about?"

My response: "que es el libro a cerca"

Correct response: "¿Acerca de qué es el libro?"

Any help is appreciated! Thanks!

3 years ago

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remoonline
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¿Acerca de qué es el libro? will literally translate to About what is the book? This can be rephrased as What is the book about?

For que es el libro a cerca, the literal translation may be what is the book to close.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maddyfmms

i have trouble with this too and hoovering is no help its always wrong

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/toast.

*hovering

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lacqasha

really, darian..................really?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/toast.

wutttt

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lacqasha

u Had to coment

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/toast.

it was bugging me

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maddyfmms

thanks

3 years ago
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