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"How can I delete this site?"

Translation:Как мне удалить этот сайт?

November 28, 2015



I put как удалить этот сайт but was missing the мне - what purpose does мне serve? Is it connected to удалить or is it just a general construct specifying I'm asking about myself (как мне + infinitive)?

Edit: after rethinking it's clearly not connected to удалить in any way - so I guess my question is can you always use the construction: как мне + infinitive to ask this question (how do I...)


Yes, как мне is like 'how can I' (or do I)


"Как я могу удалить этот сайт" Is this completely wrong?


I was thinking the same, seems good to me


Why is мне used?


To whom? Кому? To me - Мне. Dative case. Как мне сделать что-либо? Как мне пройти туда? Как мне написать это? Как мне отправить посылку? Как мне ответить ей? Как мне успеть? Как мне решиться?


So, the english translations is really, "How is this site to be deleted by me." Then the Russian makes sense. But the hover hints are wrong.


Should стереть be accepted here? Oddly, Tinycards teaches it as meaning "to delete", and it sounds synonymous to удалить, but it's not in the sentences for this skill.


What about Как мне можно ... , or is that redundant?

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