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    • Join Date: Apr 2008
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    #1

    Question 4

    Another one:

    He probably came home very early
    Using MUST , would it be :
    He must probably have come very early.
    ?


    • Join Date: Aug 2008
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    #2

    Re: Question 4

    if you say he must have done something - you are 100% sure

    if you say he has probably done something - you are maybe 60 - 80% sure

    so you shouldn't use probably and must have together - they indicate different feelings about something


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    #3

    Re: Question 4

    I suspect that you are supposed to replace "probably" with a phrase using must [must have/must be]


    • Join Date: Apr 2008
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    #4

    Re: Question 4

    Exactly.......
    So, sholud I remove the "probably" on this type pf phrases?


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #5

    Re: Question 4

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    Exactly.......
    So, sholud I remove the "probably" on this type pf phrases?
    Yes -

    He probably came home very early >> He must have come home very early

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