"Han brukar använda min dator."

Translation:He usually uses my computer.

January 4, 2015



i heard "han brukar använda min dotter" och jag var lite rädd

May 13, 2015


Mig också!

June 2, 2015


In Swedish, you need to say "jag också" here.

November 26, 2015


I heard that too

February 8, 2018


(SV) Brukar = Soler (ES)?

"Él suela utilizar mi ordenador"

Edited: "Él suele utilizar mi ordenador"

Thank you guys for the answers! :)

January 4, 2015


"Brukar" means "usually," but it is a modal verb, unlike English. Ex: Han brukar leka med sin hund -- He usually plays with his dog.

January 4, 2015


That helped !

Not really easy to understand alone

November 26, 2015


It's actually "suele". " Suela" actually means "sole". But yes, I think it fits perfectly here. It's also a verb.

March 10, 2015


Exactly. I think the proper conjugation is suele though

also "Solere" in italian but nowadays you just say "Essere solito a qcs."

February 22, 2015


I'm confused as to why you have to use an infinitive here, as opposed to present tense.

April 24, 2016


brukar is a verb in the present tense, so the second verb can't also be in the present tense.

June 2, 2016


Tack! Yeah, since then, I've realized that "brukar" must indeed be a verb; it is simply strange to consider it so unless you think of it as being related to "used to."

June 7, 2016


M.r Arnauti som ni säger ...brukar... är present tense form av den verben då ....he is used to use my computer.... skulle vara en accepterad svara

November 16, 2018


"He is used to my computer" would be "Han är van vid min dator"

April 21, 2019


I don't understand that either

April 24, 2016


Not trying to be pushy or anything, but I really think 'tends' should be used for 'brukar'. The English translation of this sentence is conjugated because an adverb is being used. Throws me off a bit :/

January 7, 2016


I think there is a slight difference between "usually" and "tends to", the latter is "tenderar att" in Swedish.

December 16, 2017


I know the hint is "usually", but "normally" means the same thing and English speakers would normally avoid the clumsiness of "usually uses". That is not natural and is very poor English.

November 23, 2016


Dator is just a PC or a laptop also?

February 26, 2016


It covers both, just as a laptop is also a computer in English, but you can say just en laptop or en bärbar (dator) too. We often skip the noun in the latter and say just den bärbara to mean 'the laptop'.

June 2, 2016
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