[Grammar] Must Vs Have to

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We use both “must” and “have to” in front of verbs, to talk about obligations-things that are necessary. But what’s the difference between “must” and “have to”?

In today’s  [Grammar] we are going to explain the difference between “must” and “have to”. Let’s go!

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1. Must

We often use “must” to say that something is essential or necessary.

I must go now.

In general, “must” expresses personal obligation. “Must” expresses what the speaker thinks is necessary.  “Must” is subjective.

You must visit us soon.

He must work harder.

2. Have to

We often use “have to” to say that something is obligatory

Children have to go to school.

In general, “have to” expresses impersonal obligation. The subject of “have to” is obliged or forced to act by a separate, external power (for example, the Law or school rules). “Have to” is objective.

In France, you have to drive on the right.

In England, most schoolchildren have to wear a uniform.

Have you already known the difference between “must” and “have to”? Don’t worry, we prepare a quiz for you👇it is time to show yourself!


#1. John ___ wear a tie at work.

#2. He ___ work harder.




That’s all for today’s [Grammar]!!!


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