In Lesson 4.6

If 'Ich tue' = 'I do'

​Why is 'Ich tu dir nichts' correct for 'I won't hurt you'?

Why isn't is 'Ich tue dir nichts'?


Hallo Peter-S96!

You could very well say either Ich tue dir nichts OR Ich tu dir nichts - both forms are accepted. You are more likely to hear ich tu in a casual conversation, since it's simply quicker and easier to say.

You can find a note on this under the singular form conjugation box for tun in Lesson 4.6. We have now separated this note out into its own section to make it easier to find and read.

Do let me know if you still have any questions!



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