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"We should help grandmother."

Translation:Vi borde hjälpa farmor.

February 3, 2015

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

We will help grandmother = Vi ska hjälpa mormor/farmor


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

Why not use bör, rather than borde? thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/17000days

That works I think, although 'bör' is better translated with 'ought to'. It's a little bit stronger than 'borde', which suggests that grandma might not get any help.


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

So borde is not the past tense of bör?


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

It actually is, but it is more used as a conjunctive. By the way, aren't bör and borde a bit like shall and should? Shall sounds more like a command whereas should is more of a wish or an opinion.


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

got it, I think. Thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
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Why 'vi skulle hjälpa' is wrong?


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

I have the same question, please respond!


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

I'd say that would be "would" :).

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