"I want to be supported."

Translation:Ik wil worden gesteund.

3 years ago

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I am wondering: would not "I want to become supported" a better translation for "Ik wil gesteund worden"? Or, in the other way around: why is not "Ik wil gesteund zijn" accepted?

3 years ago

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"be supported" is a passive voice, so you should translate 'be' as 'worden'.

http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=Verbs.Ot05

3 years ago
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