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    has to for "must" or "certainly"?

    Does "has to" mean "must" or "certainly" meaning certainty?

    ex)... We are generally too busy trying to squeeze more and more activities into less and less time. Consequently, we fail to enjoy potential sources of happiness that may be all around us. To enjoy the richness that life has to offer, we need to take our time....

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    Re: has to for "must" or "certainly"?

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Does "has to" mean "must" or "certainly" meaning certainty?

    To enjoy the richness that life has to offer, we need to take our time....
    In this sentence the full verb 'has' (pronounced with a final /z/) has nothing to to with the auxiliary 'has to' (pronounced with a final /s/).

    What does life have to offer? = What has life to offer?
    Life has richness to offer.
    Let's enjoy the richness that life has.....to offer.

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