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Question on the imperative tense

Earlier I wanted to use können in the imperative tense. When I looked it up (haven't learned the tense yet), the conjugation sources I found didn't not provide a conjugation for that tense like the others. Is there some special rule when wanting to use können in the imperative? Danke für deine Hilfe!

May 22, 2017



You can't use the verb 'to be able' in the imperative, I mean, you could in English say "Be able!", but that doesn't make sense. German just doesn't have it.


Good call! Not sure why I wanted to use "können" now that I think about it. In English I wanted to say "Come to the United States!" What verb do you think I ought to use?


kommen - to come

Komm in die USA

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