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"We need to go to customs now."

Translation:我们现在要去海关。

October 8, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fluxxion

Can 现在 go first? 现在我们要去海关?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NasuSamaruk0

Yes, that can work also.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maartendoc

海 (hǎi) = ocean/sea/great number (of people or things) as in Shanghai (上海)
关 (guān) = mountain pass/to close/to turn off

海关 (hǎiguān) = customs (i.e. border crossing inspection)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Crookef

Can this be also translated as: "我们现在必须要去海关"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pimboli_

I think we cannot use both 必须 and 要 at the same time, it's one or the other.

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