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"Ik weet niet hoe ik het uit moet leggen."

Translation:I do not know how I should explain it.

11 months ago

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Can i say moet uitleggen?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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Yes, that's equally correct.

4 months ago

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"I do not know how do I have to explain it" was marked wrong? Is that right?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/moparmike

No, because you need to omit 'do.'

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CADHMOS

'I do not know how should I explain it' is there something wrong with my English?

3 months ago

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Same here. The second part of a phrase is a question, why isn't it inverted?

2 months ago

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It is an indirect question: https://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/indirect-questions.html

So yes, it's incorrect to use the word order of a direct question. This is a common mistake for non-native English speakers.

2 months ago