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Modals in passive voice

SRA11German NoviceSat, 29 May 2010 21:40:14 +0000
I see there are 2 ways to form passive voice sentences with modals

1) Conujugation of a modal plus a present passive infinitive

2) Conjugation of sich lassen and a present active infinitive

#1 can become very awkward, especially in the future perfect with a triple infintive structure, so I lean towards the "sich lassen" approach.

Which is more prefential in written and spoken German?

Scott
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