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Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know

From:Muke Tever <muke@...>
Date:Friday, May 9, 2003, 13:33
From: "Stone Gordonssen" <stonegordonssen@...>
> I intentionally replaced _have_ meaning "need" with _must_ in my personal > usage decades ago because I thought it too confusing, but thinking back on > it, for me that form was [h{f].
If _have_ "need" is replaced by _must_, what do you do for the past tense _must_ hasnt? (Er, technically _must_ was past tense originally, though it's hardly ever used that way anymore... I would say 'never,' though I have seen it so used in a book by Poul Anderson.) *Muke! --