[Grammar] Doubt in using "has got to be"

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debasis1983

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Dear teacher ,

Following is the use of " has got to be " as per my understanding . Please let me know if any of the use is not correct .

[1] Jack has got to be the man of the match . He has been performing very well .
(MEANING - JACK must be the man of the match .He deserves it )

[2] Jack has got to be the winner . Otherwise his carrier will end .
(MEANING - JACK need to be the winner .)

[3] Jack has got to be the man of the match .Nobody else has performed well .
(MEANING - JACK is to be the winner.)

Please tell me if my understanding is correct .


Thanks a lot .
 

BobK

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Dear teacher ,

Following is the use of " has got to be " as per my understanding . Please let me know if any of the use is not correct .

[1] Jack has got to be the man of the match . He has been performing very well .
(MEANING - JACK must be [chosen to be] the man of the match .He deserves it ):tick:

[2] Jack has got to be the winner . Otherwise his carr [STRIKE]i[/STRIKE] eer will end .
(MEANING - JACK needs to be the winner .):tick:

[3] Jack has got to be the man of the match .Nobody else has performed well .
(MEANING - JACK is to be the winner.) :cross:

Please tell me if my understanding is correct .


Thanks a lot .
I don't understand the meaning you are trying to apply to case 3.

b
PS Note 'carrier' -> /'kærɪə/; 'career' -> /kə'rɪə/ . The different spelling in the second syllable changes the sound of the first.
 
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