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    Wink BE TO + INfINITIVE or have to.

    Hello everyone,

    factory will have to have a steady, reliable supply of water and electricity.

    Factory is to have a
    steady, reliable supply of water and electricity.

    Which one sounds better? and why?

    Thanks.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: BE TO + INfINITIVE or have to.

    They both need to begin 'The factory...'

    Your sentences have different meanings so the context will have to determine which sounds better.

    Rover

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    Re: BE TO + INfINITIVE or have to.

    I mean here a plan. To be more precise, A plan, which is necessary.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: BE TO + INfINITIVE or have to.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    I mean here a plan. To be more precise, A plan, which is necessary.
    "The factory will have to have a steady, reliable supply of water and electricity." You could delete "steady", it's unnecessary.

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