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"The professor manages to find the book."

Translation:Professorn lyckas hitta boken.

January 13, 2015

7 Comments


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

Is lyckas considered a modal? Hence no att? How do i identify modals?


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

Could hinner be a possible solution to manages in this sentence as looking at time perspective?


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

No, "lyckas" does not have anything to do with time, while "hinna" always has:

Jag lyckades hinna med tåget - I managed to catch the train


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gaby754722

"Professorn lyckas att hittar boken" why is not correct? Why is necessary to add an "med"?


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

You have to use the infinitive "hitta" without an "r".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StefanieWa110158

I always tend to put an "att" after lyckas. Is that bad or old or just wrong Swedish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MateuszPal11

Why not "klarar"

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