"You have to go to school."

Translation:Ihr müsst zur Schule gehen.

May 26, 2018



What's wrong with Du muss nach Schule gehen?

May 6, 2019


I have seen many times the word gehen omitted in these kinds of phrase since it is understood. Isn't "Du musst zur Schule" correct idiomatic German?

May 30, 2019


I'm wondering that too.

July 9, 2019


What is wrong with du musst nach schule gehen?

July 28, 2019


Germans do not use prepositions freely as in English :) in some cases they use nach, sometimes ins, sometimes zu and sometimes in. For school Germans use zur Schule or in die schule ( for verb gehe). For cinema you use ins Kino gehen. One has to memorize these. Here is a useful video for this subject. https://www.thegermanz.com/zu-nach-in-most-efficient-preposition-german/

August 10, 2019


Warum nicht Du musst in die Schule gehen?

May 26, 2018


That works, too.

(As does "Sie müssen zur Schule gehen", in case it's one or several teacher(s) or grown-up student(s).)

May 27, 2018


In German, how does one make a distinction between "You have to go to THE school" and "You have to go to school (in general)"?

My initial instinct is to use zur Schule to say "to the school", and zu Schule to say "to school (in general)".

November 9, 2018


For some reason, "Sie müssen zu Schule gehen" was not accepted. Is there a reason why "Ihr müsst" is the accepted form here?

May 11, 2019
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