"Raj does not have to drink milk."

Translation:राज को दूध नहीं पीना।

August 9, 2019

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Why does को come after राज?

August 9, 2019

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We usually use the verb-infinitive+है construction to say 'has to'/'have to'. When doing so, the subject comes with the postposition को.

राज को पीना है - 'Raj has to drink'.
राज को दूध पीना है - 'Raj has to drink milk'.
राज को दूध नहीं पीना - 'Raj doesn't have to drink milk' where we've dropped the है because it is optional in negative sentences.

August 9, 2019
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