Separable verbs used with modal verbs
Reminder: separable verbs have a prefix and a verb stem and have the following structure in a “normal” sentence:
mitnehmen → Ich nehme viel Gepäck mit.
to take with → I take a lot of luggage with me.
In a sentence, the conjugated modal verb Modalverben is in position 2 and the separable verb is in the infinitive at the end of the sentence:
subject + conjugated modal verb + additional information + infinitive of separable verb.
Ich + muss + im Supermarkt + einkaufen.
I must go shopping in the supermarket.
Anna + möchte + Tim + anrufen.
Anna wants to call Tim.
Die Passagiere + sollen + ihre Badesachen + mitnehmen.
The passengers should take swimming costumes with them.
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