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"We are eating lunch."

Translation:Wij eten middageten.

3 years ago

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/bellacafe

would you please explain why there is no zijn? wij zijn eten middageten

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Voorlindsay

Dutch doesn't really use continuous verb phrases, the english present continuous translates to dutch the same as the present simple would. Therefore there is no "zijn" in the Dutch translation.

If you want to use the present continuous in Dutch it'd be with "zijn aan het" so in this sentence it'd be "wij zijn aan het middageten".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oumaima634578

you can use 'Wij zijn lunch aan het eten'

2 years ago