As far as I know, kennen is to know somebody and lernen means to learn Then why do you use kennenzulernen to say nice to meet?
I was asked by a friend if the "Infinitiv mit zu" specifically come from the Berlin region because most of his friends who use it that way come from that area. Since I wasn't raised in the Berlin ...
For longer sentences with more verbs, it is often hard for a learner to figure out when to use the double infinitive sentence structure and when to use the past participle. For example in the ...
Sometimes it is hard for me to decide whether to use "zu" or "um... zu". I think in English whether it should be "to" or "in order to", but it's still often hard to distinguish. For example, consider ...
In an exercise, they ask to translate I like to sleep in my bed which I'd translate as Ich mag in meinem Bett schlafen However according to them my translation is wrong, and they give ...
In "Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik", I found some sentences: Ich fürchte, dass ich bald entlassen werde. Ich fürchte, bald entlassen zu werden. Sie hofft, dass sie vom Bahnhof ...
The infinitve marker "to" can not simply be translated with "zu". Apparently in most instances it translates with "um zu", wheras in other instances "zu" alone is used. 1 "Del" is the key to ...