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Must in German 🇩🇪


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

German Sentences with the Word “Must”

German sentence with “muss” English translation for muss S

Ich muss Spanisch üben.

I need to practice Spanish.

Manchmal muss man denken

Sometimes you have to think

Ich muss mein Gesicht mit spezieller Seife waschen.

I have to wash my face with special soap.

Sie muss mehr als fünf Bücher tragen

She needs to carry more than five books

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

Ich muss es immer noch, für sie reparieren.

I still have to fix it for her.

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Tips to remember the German word ‘muss’:
– Consider the similarity in sound and meaning to the English word “must.”
– Remember that the ‘u’ in “muss” sounds like the ‘oo’ in “foot” in English, and the double ‘s’ sounds like a sharp ‘s’.
– Link it with ‘musste’ (had to), which is the simple past tense of ‘muss,’ to remember by association.

Explanations:
– ‘Muss’ is the first and third person singular present indicative form of ‘müssen,’ which means “to have to” or “must” in English.
– It expresses necessity or obligation.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ‘Soll’ implies a recommendation or something that should be done, but is not as strong as ‘muss.’
– ‘Müssen’ in other forms, like ‘musst’ (second person singular) or ‘müssen’ (plural), has the same meaning.

Alternate Meanings like slang:
– In everyday language, ‘muss’ doesn’t have significant alternate meanings or slang uses, but it can be used in a somewhat rhetorical question “Das muss?” to imply “Is that really necessary?”

Examples of sentences that use ‘muss’:
– “Ich muss heute früh ins Bett gehen.” (I must go to bed early today.)
– “Du musst deine Hausaufgaben machen, bevor du fernsiehst.” (You have to do your homework before watching TV.)
– “Er muss jetzt gehen, sonst verpasst er den Zug.” (He must leave now, otherwise he’ll miss the train.)
– “Muss das sein?” (Is that necessary?)

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