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"An scríobhann an scríbhneoir?"

Translation:Does the writer write?

April 4, 2015



"Is the writer writing" was marked wrong - please explain


Irish and English both differentiate between the simple present tense (an scríobhann an scríbhneoir? - "Does the writer write?") and the present progressive (an bhfuil an scríbhneoir ag scríobh? - "is the writer writing?"). They are different tenses, and are not equivalent, though not all languages make this distinction.

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