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"Hur tror du hon visste var du var?"

Translation:How do you think she knew where you were?

March 22, 2015

14 Comments


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

That is a busy sentence!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qrren
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Is the subclause indicator "att" omitted here? If I added an "att" after "du", would it still be correct?


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

Yep, it's optional and perfectly fine either way.


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

Tack! I appreciate your prompt response.


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

You're very welcome. By the way, I've noticed that several of your comment replies have been top-level comments. Just so you know: if you click the "reply" button under somebody's comment, you can reply directly to that comment, so that it doesn't break the comment chain. :)


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    Is this the only possible word order? What about "Hur tror du visste hon..."?


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

    Would be interesting to know. However, I believe the English equivalent is not valid: ā€œHow do you think did she knew where you were?ā€ Or is it?
    Interesting to see how both languages go with the same illogical word order here.


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

    Why is not "How do you believe she knew where you were" correct"?


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

    Adding that - it's a fine translation.


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

    I knew the right words but I didn't trust my memory because it was such a strange and awkward sentence in English. A good test I guess.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lenard3373

    Now it is "visste", while earlier I learned "viste", what is the diffence?


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

    It's always visste, actually.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lenard3373

    OK, then its my mistake

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