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"Finally we pay the man."

Translation:Endelig betaler vi manden.

December 5, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oxalis_11

Why is it not endeligt?


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

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GustavoBar408589

Why is the subject after the verb in this sentence? Is it because the adverb?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tais.smp

YES. When the sentence starts with an adverb, there is inversion. So, instead of being Subject-Verb-Adverb; it becomes Adverb-Verb-Subject.


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

The inversion happens also in languages closely to Danish like German (which you study/studied) and Dutch

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