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TO HAVE TO

Point 117 in the category of MODALITY is defined: ‘have to’ as an infinitive form *This will overlap sometimes with B2 adjectives followed by an infinitive. PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE: A child is very expensive, this causes parents to have to work more, which can lead to frustration and anger. Taiwanese female, level 4 writing class. An iWeb search for: * _TO have _TO _VVI 1 GOING TO HAVE TO GET 4269 …

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past simple questions (with a wide range of verbs)

Point 81 in PAST/simple is defined as: ‘yes/no’, ‘wh-‘, tag and negative question forms with a wide range of verbs. We have tried to cover this same topic also here.   However, we’ll attempt to focus on what is C1 in this post. iWeb corpus doesn’t allow much more than searches such as: _VVD * * …

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SHALL (predictions)

Here’s an example of using ‘shall’ to make a prediction: We shall have no peace until she goes. listen This post is another example of two overlapping grammar points found in two different categories in the English Grammar Profile.  Although they are worded differently, they can be used to describe the exact same examples. C2 point 71 in the category of FUTURE …

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