Modals of NECESSITY, Definition and Example Sentences

Modals of NECESSITY, Definition and Example Sentences





Need (verb) (without to) is used in negative and interrogative sentences. Also, we can use don`t have to / doesn`t have to / didn`t have to(past), must for the same purpose. In the affirmative, we use need to to express necessity.

Example Sentences

  • He mustn’t be late for the meeting.
  • I must be careful not to upset her.
  • They must leave immediately.
  • You don’t have to give me money but I can if you want.
  • You need to do the exercises, they are obligatory.
  • You had to try hard for the match.
  • I must study next week.