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Modal verb : must/ have to
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Present or future
-All applicants must fill the form.
-All applicants have to fill the form.
It is necessary for all applicants to fill the form.
Must and have to express necessity (obligation).
Must is usually stronger than have to.
Must is used mostly to talk about the feelings and wishes of the speaker and the listener.
Have to is used to talk about obligations that come from outside.
-You must not smoke here!
Must not= prohibition
Do not smoke here!
Absence of necessity
-I can hear. You don't have to shout.
Do not have to = absence of necessity.
It is not necessary to shout because I can hear you.
I had to go to the bank yesterday because I was short of money.
Had to is the past form of must and have to.
It was necessary for me to go to the bank yesterday because I was short of money.
Use must, mustn't , have to + one verb from the list.
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