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"I need a visa to be allowed to travel to the United States."

Translation:Ik heb een visum nodig om naar de Verenigde Staten te mogen reizen.

8 months ago



Is it still going to be "om .... te willen reizen" or for other compund verbs? I'm a bit uncomfortable with te mogen reizen. Is there a dutch name for this rule

8 months ago

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It's not a compound verb. There's just an extra modal verb inserted: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/24981849

And yes, you could (grammatically) say: "om ... te willen reizen". These all sound a lot more natural in Dutch than in English. The Dutch love piling on multiple modal verbs...

8 months ago