Modal Verbs of Obligation

English Modal Verbs of Obligation

English Modal Verbs of Obligation



The main verbs of obligation are; MUSTHAVE TO, SHOULD. The past of have to / has to is had. Must is for personal obligations.

Have to is for general obligations. Modals of obligations example sentences;

Example Sentences

  • You must stop here.
  • You have to wear a seatbelt when you drive.
  • You must answer at least one question.
  • You should call Mary. I know she misses you a lot.
  • She looks sick. She should go home.
  • must do some work.
  • You shouldn’t have smoked.
  • have to return the book now.
  • had to wear a school uniform when I was a child.

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