"Nós escrevemos um livro."

Translation:We write a book.

December 31, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nino.guerr

What's the difference between nos and nós


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

"Nós" is the "we" subject, and "nos" is the "us" complement.


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

Plus: "nós" is the "us" complement when it comes after a preposition:

  • Nós nos olhamos (we looked at ourselves)
  • Eles olharam para nós (they looked at us)

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shortplanks2009

Surely its we WRITE a book?


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

The conjugation of "escrever" for "nós" is the same for present and simple past tenses :/ However, if this is a beginners lesson, they probably meant it to be the simple present...


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

Gaspard is right. (It could be We wrote a book as well, but that is not for begginers)


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

wouldn't it be we WROTE a book?


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

i have we wrote a book? not we write a book.


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

Nós escrevemos um livro = we write/wrote a book.


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

So there's no difference?


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

What is the difference between escrevemos and escreve?


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

"Escrevemos" is the present of "Nós" and "Escreve" is the present of "Ele/Ela".


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

why escrevemos? why not escrevo?


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

Because "Escrevo" is the present of "Ele/Ela". "Escrevemos" is the present of "Nós". I hope have helped you.


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

Ela/ele go with escreve, not escrevo. Escrevo is paired with eu.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SarahCaper1

microphone dtd not work with this phrase

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