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to get to Paris...

Discussion in 'Deutsch (German)' started by Gary123, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. Gary123 Member


    I am writing about where I tend to go on holiday and how I get there. The sentence I am stuck with is as follows:

    To get to Paris, I normally travel by train.

    My attempt:
    Um nach Paris zu gelangen, fahre ich normalerweise mit dem Zug.

    Is that ok?

    Many thanks.
  2. Liam Lew's Senior Member

    Yes, that's ok.
  3. Gary123 Member

    Danke Liam!
  4. Demiurg

    Demiurg Senior Member


    Your sentence is not wrong, but it sounds rather artificial. A native speaker would simply say:

    Nach Paris fahre ich normalerweise mit dem Zug.

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