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"The dog is drinking water."

Translation:Hunden drikker vand.

February 10, 2015



Why cant I say "hunden er drikker vand"?


That would be like saying "The dog is drinks water" in English. Where we would use the continuous (to be doing) in English, Danish tends to use the present tense, or different constructions that will come up later in the course. But to minimise confusion, for now just use the normal present tense


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