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    how do you say: Some of the many endangered species to be seen

    to be seen is something like 'gesehen zu werden', what part of grammar is this? :confused:
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    What do you mean, 'what part of grammar'?
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    (Original post by Ellie4)
    What do you mean, 'what part of grammar'?
    is it passive....subjjunctive..etc :confused:
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    'to be seen' is a past passive infinitive.
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    (Original post by grey faerie)
    'to be seen' is a past passive infinitive.
    ahh ok thanks sounds difficult
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    is it passive....subjjunctive..etc :confused:
    I'd have said passive, but I can't be sure. Grammar never was my strong point
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    to be seen is passive infinitive, but you couldn't say it that way in German, because German doesn't have this way of using infinitives. You'd have to use a relative clause, ie. ...die gesehen werden (koennen)
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    (Original post by grey faerie)
    'to be seen' is a past passive infinitive.
    no just a passive infinitive...indicative too
 
 
 

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