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"Wij zijn altijd gefascineerd door bloemen."

Translation:We are always fascinated by flowers.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/chinmayhej
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Can't this be "We have always been fascinated by flowers" as it is a passive construction?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TjaardV
TjaardV
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This is in fact the only correct translation. "Wij zijn" is a passive perfect. "Wij worden gefascineerd" is the correct Dutch present passive.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Herriejette

The translation to dutch would be we waren altijd gefacineerd door bloemen, which is in the past. We zijn is in the present.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hagueblade
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Not true have been means we continue to be fascinated in the present

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ijz3r
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"We are always fascinated with flowers" should work here too.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alonely
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Oh, you Dutchies.

1 year ago