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    Semi-modals and catenatives

    What is the difference between have to, going to being semi-modals and being catenatives

    I know that catenative means a chain,

    I have to go to bring something from the school

    in this sentence for example I can't see a difference, have to is catenative as it has two more verbs after it.

    when can I say that have to is semi-modal ?

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    Re: Semi-modals and catenatives

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