Tag: modal-verbs

19 Wann hat man aufgehört, im Perfekt Hilfsverben wegzulassen? 2011-06-24T07:59:18.073

18 Are sentences such as “wir waren essen” grammatically correct? 2011-10-30T09:04:57.973

17 Is putting an adverbial after the non-finite verb okay? 2015-05-24T01:49:24.180

14 Bedeutungsunterschied zwischen »hätte machen sollen« and »sollte gemacht haben« 2011-06-01T16:21:11.397

14 »mit nach Hause nehmen« – grammatikalische Analyse 2016-08-05T11:45:24.570

12 Is ‘mögen’ plus verb an indication of ‘maybe’? 2015-06-19T01:59:49.213

9 Meaning of "mögen" as "dürfen" 2014-10-07T17:04:56.207

9 What are the linguistic/historical reason of different conjugation of modal verbs? 2014-10-07T18:42:55.810

8 Meaning of "will" + present perfect 2014-04-23T15:32:38.373

8 Infinitiv + »zu« + Modalverb? 2014-10-03T20:42:28.710

8 Difference between "Das sollst du nicht" and "Das solltest ..." 2014-10-20T01:52:52.397

8 Does "wollen" ever function like English "will" to signal a future event (no volition) 2015-07-19T08:56:10.500

7 Using "wollen" in passive 2014-09-28T16:39:35.267

7 Sentences with same modal verb occuring twice 2014-12-27T15:49:54.397

7 Different meanings / usages of Konjunktiv II in combination with the past form 2015-02-15T14:21:54.760

7 When can the second verb be omitted when there is a modal verb? 2016-07-14T11:13:42.900

7 Non-modal verbs as helping verbs (“I hear you coughing”) 2017-09-29T07:34:56.030

6 why have they used "müssen" instead of "sollen" here? 2015-08-28T03:40:19.990

6 Can you use »müssen« to express an assumption? 2016-08-31T15:37:17.807

5 Wann fungiert "brauchen" als Modalverb? 2013-12-03T18:30:56.890

5 "Der Hund will draußen bleiben" 2014-03-28T19:12:05.943

5 Brauchen as modal (again) 2014-09-09T10:58:27.227

5 Meaning of "dürfen müssen" 2014-12-27T01:00:41.320

5 Konjunktiv 2 mit Modalverben 2015-05-17T15:23:52.673

5 Idiomatic usage of “müssen” 2016-02-07T01:40:29.907

5 »aufweichen« vs. »aufweichen lassen« 2016-03-15T11:51:29.740

5 Tensed verb preceding infinitive verb in modal relative clauses? 2016-03-29T08:57:39.417

5 machen sollen werden soll? 2016-04-08T12:04:54.173

4 Nebensatz without verb at the last position (with modal verbs). Why? 2013-10-06T10:55:18.600

4 Suggeriert "brauchen" unterschiedliche Aussagen, wenn es als Pseudo-Modalverb verwendet wird? 2013-12-03T19:02:07.950

4 "Es soll/sollte ... geben" as in "There should be ..." 2014-11-14T01:03:32.250

4 The position of a modal verb when not adjacent to the finite verb 2015-07-10T13:59:14.360

4 Difference between "etwas zu trinken" and "etwas trinken" 2015-12-09T20:05:51.723

4 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "könne" und "konnte"? 2016-08-05T22:28:40.267

4 What’s the difference between subjuctive and indicative mood for modal verbs, when expressing possibility? 2016-09-07T16:41:07.743

4 "zu" + Infinitiv — Warum wird "zu" trotz Modalverb verwendet? 2016-11-21T03:19:58.670

4 German modal verbs in perfect tense - two ways? 2016-11-24T07:04:32.917

4 Use of mögen vs gern 2017-02-17T16:00:26.820

4 Konjunktiv II with modal verbs 2017-03-24T10:05:11.770

3 Why does "ablecken" become "abzulecken" in this sentence? 2013-12-23T18:16:21.123

3 “Möchte” as real Konjunktiv II in “Man möchte meinen”? 2014-09-25T13:58:22.817

3 Meaning of "eine Debatte, die keine sein dürfte" 2014-11-22T18:29:56.427

3 Konjunktiv in "Wer sich etwas wünscht, müsste ..." 2014-11-23T20:19:39.100

3 Is “lassen” a modal verb? 2015-06-19T12:17:51.957

3 Perfect + modal verb + list – how do I expand this? 2015-06-29T09:49:32.357

3 Simple past vs. Subjunctive of 'sollen' and 'wollen'? 2015-09-07T22:41:45.737

3 Stative passive with ‘vertreten’ 2016-02-24T16:57:18.443

3 When does one use the past participle of modal verbs? 2016-06-24T12:07:57.993

3 Explain the difference between “sollen” and “müssen” to a native Belarusian 2016-08-14T20:34:20.000

3 Stimmt es, dass in Nebensätzen das Hilfs- oder Modalverb immer an letzter Stelle steht? 2016-10-18T05:39:52.413

3 normal translation for "to need to do something" 2016-10-18T13:02:58.563

3 Why should I use preterite in the past tense of “wollen”? 2016-11-29T19:56:48.133

3 “muss” with an object 2016-12-22T08:01:44.363

3 Word order with ‘leider’ at the beginning of a negated sentence 2017-01-30T15:21:41.680

3 How to make question sentences in modal verbs 2017-02-15T18:29:44.997

3 Was soll / sollte ich machen? 2017-03-01T11:47:08.563

3 Kann man die Verben »müssen« und »sollen« in einem Nebensatz gemeinsam benutzen? 2017-03-07T16:06:06.733

3 Is the construction »sollen ... sein soll« correct? 2017-04-04T07:14:33.777

2 Need help with the usage of "ohne zu" 2013-12-08T13:01:47.680

2 Bedeutung von "mögen" in "mögen die Hürden auch noch so hoch sein" 2014-11-20T18:49:13.377

2 How to know when to place the helper verb prior to the end vs at the very end of the sentence? 2014-11-26T08:57:13.633

2 What is the meaning of various 'haben + modal' or 'modal + haben' constructions? 2014-12-28T02:58:15.013

2 Which is the conjugated form for "müssen" in the present tense? Is it "ich muss" or "ich muß"? 2015-02-04T10:45:29.433

2 How to answer the following question "Was mögen Sie alles nicht?" 2015-12-04T00:21:50.167

2 Ungewöhnliche Kombination der Perfekt-Form und der Modalverben 2015-12-04T21:26:53.277

2 What is the word order for a sentence with with Modal Verbs in Futur II (Future Perfect)? 2015-12-31T17:48:42.757

2 How do we say “The house must have already been bought! We should have come earlier.” in German? 2016-01-31T16:56:36.670

2 Past participle of modal verbs 2016-06-30T10:48:50.617

2 Modal verbs plus infinitive with/without »zu« 2016-10-29T15:25:39.677

2 Is it possible that there is no verb in a sentence? 2017-02-22T08:47:48.150

2 Der Unterschied zwischen "sollen" und Konjunktiv 2017-05-08T22:09:07.747

2 Difference between "muss etw. gehabt haben" vs. "hat etw. haben müssen" 2017-08-26T12:54:53.763

1 Modal verbs: why those endings? 2014-10-27T10:37:30.187

1 Modal verb sentence order 2014-11-11T23:25:05.093

1 Modal verb used for probability in german 2015-03-19T16:24:12.923

1 "hat arbeitet müssen" or "hat arbeiten müssen"? 2015-04-09T18:09:31.640

1 Can you use "wollen" in Konjunktiv II simply to mean what will happen (no volition)? 2015-07-20T10:14:42.727

1 How do you go from "wollen" in Konjunktiv II in indirect speech to direct speech? 2015-07-20T10:32:56.347

1 How "So was brauchst du dem Herrn doch nicht zu erzählen" means what it means 2015-09-27T02:57:55.277

1 Do I have to state "am Wochenende" in my answer? 2015-12-09T18:10:46.813

1 Using modal verbs with the Perfekt tense 2016-02-11T20:02:37.973

1 Which verbs use the Präteritum in spoken language(Northern Germany)? 2016-02-29T03:11:05.380

1 wollen + Passiv 2016-03-10T12:47:47.183

1 Is there an altenative way of saying »habe sein dürfen«? 2016-11-10T19:15:31.383

1 Can someone help me about using the „zu“? 2017-02-13T23:32:38.270

1 Where do I put kann in this sentence? 2017-04-23T10:45:40.740

1 Können vs dürfen vs vermögen 2018-01-07T18:10:51.737

0 How much focus is put on German modality when it is taught? 2014-12-30T14:28:20.937

0 Wortreihenfolge im Perfekt von Modalverben 2015-04-09T18:29:10.070

0 Modal and separable verb 2016-02-03T23:34:32.520

0 What does ‘es soll’ in this sentence mean? 2016-11-21T13:01:14.893

0 when would you use this structure? 2017-04-13T22:49:02.980

-2 "Was dürfen Sie alles nicht tun?" 2015-12-08T23:51:38.343

-2 Model verb with multiple objects sentence structure 2016-11-22T20:01:56.233

-3 “I can speak three languages” 2015-12-08T22:59:47.880