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"Is he listening?"

Translation:Luistert hij?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Chione1

Why is it "luistert" instead of "luister" by dropping the -t when inverted?

2 years ago

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Dropping the -t with an inversion only applies to je/jij.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kgiann78
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Why in the correct answer I get "Is hij aan het luisteren"???

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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It's the Dutch "continuous" used to emphasise it is happening at this moment, which is constructed by zijn (conjugated) + aan het + infinitive (in this case luisteren).

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kgiann78
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Thanks a lot for your response!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sarah290199

Where is this aan coming from????

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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See previous explanation.

1 year ago