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Contoh penggunaan modals pada kalimat expressing certainty (kepastian)

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Untuk menyatakan kepastian dan keyakinan, modals yang bisa digunakan adalah must, have/has to, dan have/has got to.

Dalam hal ini, semua modals mempunyai makna "pasti".

  1. I saw that thief run off to that bush over there. He has to be in there. (Aku melihat pencuri itu berlari ke semak-semak sana. Dia pasti ada di sana.)
  2. She's accepted in one of the most prestigious universities in the state. She must feel very happy now. (Dia diterima di salah satu universitas ternama di negara ini. Dia pasti merasa sangat bahagia.)
  3. He has been living there since he was a kid. He's got to know that Marco. (Dia sudah tinggal di sana sejak dia kecil. Dia pasti tahu Marco.)

Latihan soal modals

I ____ understand the chapter we had to read for homework. It was so difficult.
X: David was absent yesterday. Do you have any idea where he was?
Y: I don’t know. He ____ attended a family business or something.
I ____ do my washing because my mother does it for me.
To get enough energy for a day, we ____ to eat three times a day.
I ____ lift this box - it's too heavy! Would you help me?
We still have enough sugar in the kitchen. You ____ buy any.
Dina: "Roni, that is the most popular book nowadays.
Roni: Oh yes. It must have been written by a distinguished professor.

From the dialogue we know that indeed a distinguished professor ____ that book.
Alfred visited some countries in Asia, Europe, and America. He bought luxurious things for his wife and children. He ____ a lot of money.
Every students ____ come late to the class.
You ..... so noisy. The baby was sleeping.