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"Staat ze achter me?"

Translation:Is she standing behind me?

March 22, 2015

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

My question is, is this literal, as in, she's physically standing behind me, or is it figurative, as in she's being supportive of me?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikequinn3

Standing physically behind.

Stuenen is the verb "to support".

So figurative would probably be

Steunt zij me?


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

At least in my idiolect it's both, not sure about standard dutch


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pavel515897

Why present simple is not correct? So: "Does she stay behind me?" was counted as incorrect answer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morna157531

Why isn't it " achter mij " ?


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

Couldn't "after" also be a synonym of some sort for "behind". I feel that it makes sense in a supermarket queue, for example, to say if someone is after you, they're behind you in line.

(this is referring to the translate to English exercise)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emi85pe

Is me and mij interchangeable?


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

Ja, ze staat achter je en ze heeft een mes.

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