MUST (ellipted subject)

MUST (ellipted subject)

B1 Point 116 in the category of MODALITY is defined:

ellipted ‘must’ without a subject


*Note the general B2 subject pronoun ellipsis


A search in iWeb for:

. must _VVI

*also note that this grammar is either non-existent in PELIC student writing or very difficult to locate in TLC or on Google.  The example come from iWeb.

1 . MUST POSSESS 974
2 . MUST SEE 585
3 . MUST SAY 570
4 . MUST ADMIT 397
5 . MUST DEMONSTRATE 386
6 . MUST USE 380
7 . MUST PRESENT 375
8 . MUST TRY 364

We still ate them of course.

Must try the peanut butter version from your video.

9 . MUST SHOW 277
10 . MUST MEET 272
11 . MUST GET 262
12 . MUST MAINTAIN 244
13 . MUST PASS 238
14 . MUST PROVIDE 235
15 . MUST MAKE 208
16 . MUST INCLUDE 202
17 . MUST ENROLL 191
18 . MUST TAKE 188
19 . MUST GO 172
20 . MUST SUBMIT 160
21 . MUST COMPLETE 156
22 . MUST WORK 151
23 . MUST PURCHASE 137
24 . MUST READ 136
25 . MUST CREDIT 135
26 . MUST HOLD 128
27 . MUST KNOW 117
28 . MUST MENTION 98
29 . MUST BUY 95
30 . MUST ATTEND 91
31 . MUST OBTAIN 91
32 . MUST KEEP 90
33 . MUST LOVE 87
34 . MUST SIGN 84
35 . MUST CALL 84
36 . MUST APPLY 82
37 . MUST REMEMBER 81
38 . MUST UNDERSTAND 81
39 . MUST CONTAIN 79
40 . MUST ENTER 74
41 . MUST WATCH 73
42 . MUST FIND 72
43 . MUST CHECK 72
44 . MUST PAY 72
45 . MUST REGISTER 70
46 . MUST BRING 67
47 . MUST WEAR 67
48 . MUST ENJOY 64
49 . MUST QUALIFY 64
50 . MUST SPEAK 61


A2:

bring, call, check, complete, enter, hold, include, keep, must, pass, sign, try
B1:
admit, apply, attend, contain, credit, mention, provide, register

B2:

demonstrate, maintain, obtain, purchase, qualify, submit
C1:
possess

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