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I must in German 🇩🇪

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I must ich muss
How to say “I must” in German? “Ich muss”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ich muss” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on I must in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

German Sentences with the Word “I must”

German sentence with “ich muss” English translation for ich muss S

ich muss Spanisch üben.

I need to practice Spanish.

Das musst du mir versprechen

You have to promise me that.

Manchmal muss man denken

Sometimes you have to think

Du musst tun, was ich sage

You have to do what I say

Was musst du morgen machen?

What do you have to do tomorrow

ich muss mein Gesicht mit spezieller Seife waschen.

I have to wash my face with special soap.

Sein Vater musste arbeiten

His father has had to work

Sie muss mehr als fünf Bücher tragen

She needs to carry more than five books

Du musst das Radio einschalten

I need you to turn the radio on

ich muss abtrocknen

I have to dry off

Bis Mittwoch muss ich fertig sein

I need to finish it by Wednesday

ich muss eine Stunde trainieren

I have to exercise for 1 hour

ich muss ein Geschenk für meine Schwester kaufen

I have to buy a gift for my sister

Du musst sich schwimmen lernen.

I need you to teach them how to swim.

ich muss es immer noch, für sie reparieren.

I still have to fix it for her.

Ich musste mich um das Baby kümmern.

I needed you to take care of the baby.

Es ist möglich, dass du ihnen bezahlen musst.

You may have to pay them.

Du musst Mauricio Wasser bringen.

I need you to bring water to Mauricio.

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Tips to remember the German word “ich muss”:
– The phrase “ich muss” sounds similar to “I must” with a small twist, so you can think of it as replacing the ‘t’ in “must” with an ‘s’ sound.
– The “muss” in “ich muss” can also be thought of as “must” with an ‘s’, and the ‘ich’ is similar to “I” in English.

– “Ich muss” in German directly translates to “I must” or “I have to” in English. It’s used to express necessity or a need to do something.
– “Muss” comes from the German verb “müssen,” which means “to have to” or “to must.”

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Ich soll” – “I should” or “I am supposed to,” implying a softer obligation or advice, rather than necessity.
– “Ich brauche zu” – Literally “I need to,” but it’s a less common structure and usually, “müssen” is preferred.

Conjugations of “müssen” (infinitive: müssen):

Present tense:
– ich muss (I must)
– du musst (you must – singular/informal)
– er/sie/es muss (he/she/it must)
– wir müssen (we must)
– ihr müsst (you all must)
– sie/Sie müssen (they/you must – formal)

Simple past tense:
– ich musste (I had to)
– du musstest (you had to – singular/informal)
– er/sie/es musste (he/she/it had to)
– wir mussten (we had to)
– ihr musstet (you all had to)
– sie/Sie mussten (they/you had to – formal)

Conditional mood:
– ich würde müssen (I would have to)

Future tense:
– ich werde müssen (I will have to)

Past participle:
– gemusst (had to)

Examples of sentences with “ich muss”:

– **Present tense:** Ich muss jetzt gehen. (I must go now.)
– **Simple past tense:** Ich musste früh aufstehen. (I had to get up early.)
– **Future tense:** Ich werde morgen zum Arzt müssen. (I will have to go to the doctor tomorrow.)
– **Conditional mood:** Ich würde zum Interview müssen, wenn ich ausgewählt werde. (I would have to go to the interview if I am selected.)

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