Subjunctive II with Modal Verbs – C1

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When using Modal Verbs in the Subjunctive II, you need to use the correct form of hätte, the infinitive of the main verb and the infinitive of the modal verb.


  • Er hätte es wissen müssen. (He should have known.)
  • Was hätten wir tun können? (What could we have done?)
  • Hättet ihr es schaffen können? (Could you guys have accomplished it?)

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