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i asked 3 questions, aren't you going to answer them?

Serbian translation: поставио сам три питања, зар нећеш да одговориш на њих?

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English term or phrase:i asked 3 questions, aren't you going to answer them?
Serbian translation:поставио сам три питања, зар нећеш да одговориш на њих?
Entered by: Tatjana Aleksic, MA
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02:24 Jun 3, 2001
English to Serbian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: i asked 3 questions, aren't you going to answer them?
same sad storry :))))))))
fustie
Postavio sam ti tri pitanja, zar neces da odgovoris na njih?
Explanation:
I would rather say like this, especially as Serbs do not use infinitives, but tend to substitute the present tense for them.Therefore we would not say "zar neces odgovoriti?", but "zar neces da odgovoris?"
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Tatjana Aleksic, MA
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its the so forth that sold me!
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naPostavio sam ti tri pitanja, zar neces da odgovoris na njih?Tatjana Aleksic, MA
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Davorka Grgic


  

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Explanation:

ask a question = postaviti pitanje

"Postaviti pitanje" literally means "to pose a question". (In other words, in Serbian language, questions are not asked but posed.)

Translation of your sentence:

Postavio sam ti 3 pitanja, zar mi neces odgovoriti (na njih)?

Translated back into English it reads:

I posed you 3 questions, aren´t you going to answer (them)?


Seems sad indeed. But you seem like it.

The best of luck.

Davorka Grgic
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Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 21
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Postavio sam ti tri pitanja, zar neces da odgovoris na njih?


Explanation:
I would rather say like this, especially as Serbs do not use infinitives, but tend to substitute the present tense for them.Therefore we would not say "zar neces odgovoriti?", but "zar neces da odgovoris?"

Tatjana Aleksic, MA
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in pair: 16
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its the so forth that sold me!
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