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Wie kann ich diesen Satz auf Deutch sagen.

I want to go there to see my brother to tell him something.

I know we can maybe say this sentence in 2 or more sentences or use some words like "and" and etc. but I want to know how does it work in Deutsch.

Thank you in advance

Jul 8, 2016 4:42 PM
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Thank you DonHolgo because of your comprehensive answer. So like what Ali said we'd better avoid this structure, got it !
July 9, 2016

Usually German uses "um ... zu" for English "to" in that context, and you could thoeretically say "ich will dorthin gehen, um meinen Bruder zu besuchen, um ihm etwas zu sagen". However, while "... to ... to ..." works fine in English, we rather avoid the double "um ... zu" and use "und", like Ali said.

July 9, 2016

Dear Ali you've used "und" in your sentence and I tend to avoid that

Dear Nils I know how to stick sentences in English using "to" and now want to comprehend how to approach a sentence this way in Deutsch. For me it makes no difference what the meaning of the sentence is.

Sentence: subject verb (object) to verb (object) to verb (object)

if you have another example for this structure I really appreciate that

July 9, 2016
Can you give more context?
July 8, 2016

i think it should be sth like this,I'm not 100% sure.

Ich will dorthin gehen um meinen bruder zu besuchen und ihm etwas zu sagen.

July 8, 2016
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