"Do you dare to do it?"

Translation:Tør du gjøre det?

May 23, 2015

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Våger du å gjøre det?


Yup, bare report det.


Duo accepted the 'å gjøre' form without telling me there is a typo in my sentence. Is that really correct or a bug?


Yes, that's correct. Keeping the infinitive marker is considered optional after the verb "å tørre/tore" when it's used in the meaning of "to dare".

In certain phrases, like "om jeg tør spørre" ("if I may ask"), it's acting as a strict modal and cannot be followed by an infinitive marker.

Other verbs that behave similarly: trenge, behøve, gidde, makte, orke, våge

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