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    A question from Vietnam

    I would like to know the difference between may and might, must and have to ? How should I use them ? Thank you.

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    Re: A question from Vietnam

    May is more probable than might, and may is used for permission more frequently than might.
    Some that that with must the authority comes from the speaker/writer, but have to is an external authority:
    You must do it (because I say so)
    You have to do it (because it is a regulation)

    This is a very simplified version of what are very complex verbs.

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