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ID: QW0148 Elementary
Modal verbs are an important element of many languages, and Chinese is no exception. When you want to describe possibility or necessity (you gotta, for example) you'll need to look to your friends modal verbs for help. But fear not! The Qing Wen team is here today to break it down for you in an easy to understand way.
Sat May 08 2010 | John, Connie, Liliana
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wǒ míngtiān yào shàngkè 。
I have to go to class tomorrow.
rén dōu yào zhuànqián shēnghuó 。
Everyone has to earn money to live.
gǎnmào de shíhou yào duō hēshuǐ 。
When you have a cold, you have to drink a lot of water.
jiéhūn yīdìng yào mǎi fángzi 。
When you get married, you definitely have to buy a house.
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