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To have to do something?

Hallo! I am getting confused with saying "to have to do something", e.g. "I have to study Dutch today".

I have seen something like "Ik moet nog..." and then the placement of the verb in places I don't understand.

Hope you can help! Dank jullie!

3 years ago

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ik moet (adverbial clause) nog (object) (infinitive verb) = I still have to (verb) (object) (adverbial clause),
ik moet nog gordijnen naaien = I still have to sew curtains

ik moet vandaag Nederlands studeren = I have to study Dutch today

3 years ago

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Dank je wel! That was a perfect explanation :)

3 years ago

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You can use " Moet" in the same way you use must in English. Ik moet gaan- I have to go - or - I must go (placement of the verb is (almost) always behind the subject)

The word "nog" nog simply means still. Ik moet nog gaan - I must still go.

3 years ago
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