"The thief wants to commit a crime."

Translation:De dief wil een misdaad plegen.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/merveguduc

"de dief wil om een misdaad te plegen" is this wrong for this sentence?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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Yes, that's wrong. The modal verb "willen" is never followed by "om te".

More info here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/24981849

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobWalter
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Waarom niet: "De dief wil een misdaad te plegen"? I feel like I want to add the 'te' for 'to commit'

3 weeks ago
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