it must be

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it must be(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express likelihood)
a. debe de ser
It must be true if Alan told you.Debe de ser verdad si te lo dijo Alan.
b. debe ser
It must be frustrating to have a client like Donnie that constantly changes his mind.Debe ser frustrante tener un cliente como Donnie que constantemente cambia de opinión.
c. tiene que ser
What is this? It must be a joke.¿Qué es esto? Tiene que ser una broma.
d. ha de ser
Sophie is staring at something outside. I have no idea what it is, but it must be interesting.Sophie está mirando algo afuera. No tengo ni idea de lo que es, pero ha de ser interesante.
2. (used to express obligation)
a. debe ser
What do I do with this parcel? - It must be sent to this address before March 31st.¿Qué hago con este paquete? - Debe ser enviado a esta dirección antes del 31 de marzo.
b. tiene que ser
If we buy a new sofa, it must be smaller than this one. Otherwise it won't fit in the living room.Si compramos un sofá nuevo, tiene que ser más pequeño que este. De otro modo no cabrá en el salón.
c. ha de ser
For the agreement to be valid, it must be signed by all parties.Para que el acuerdo tenga validez, ha de ser firmado por todas las partes.
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