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    #1

    have to , or has to

    She would not have to enter the house through the bed room window were the keys where they were supposed to be.

    is that correct ??

    or have to is wrong and we must use has to ???

    I see that she takes has to

    but I'm not sure
    any ideas please ??


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    #2

    Re: have to , or has to

    "have to" is correct; add a comma after window


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    Re: have to , or has to

    Quote Originally Posted by medoos View Post
    She would not have to enter the house through the bed room window were the keys where they were supposed to be.

    is that correct ??

    or have to is wrong and we must use has to ???

    I see that she takes has to

    but I'm not sure
    any ideas please ??
    would is the verb that agrees with the noun in number.

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    #4

    Re: have to , or has to

    Quote Originally Posted by medoos View Post
    She would not have to enter the house through the bed room window were the keys where they were supposed to be.

    is that correct ??

    or have to is wrong and we must use has to ???

    I see that she takes has to

    but I'm not sure
    any ideas please ??
    She has to. or She would have to. Using would, did , didn't, does, the verb is not conjugated.

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    #5

    Re: have to , or has to

    It's correct. Good job - that's a tricky one!

    [I'm a copy editor and former university writing tutor.]

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