modal verb (past had to or in reported speech must)
- Their culture and way of life must of necessity reflect a human-centred moral order.
- This is a necessity and you must start doing it now because it is an exam technique.
- Obviously, the central biographical facts in all of these volumes must necessarily be identical.
- If you must smoke then smoke at home, mess up your own house, keep your own rubbish and leave the rest of us smoke free.
- If someone must smoke on the road, stop at a rest stop for a smoke break outside the car.
- There's a lot to be said for due process - but in this case we must insist as a country that the rules can sometimes be wrong.
- The risks have been proven so why must non-smokers still be subjected to smoke they don't want to inhale?
- If they cannot spit when they're smoking inside a restaurant, why must they do it outside?
- The likely rationale must be that the company sees the fixed line telecom business as a potential cash generator.
- So, we must logically have some control over which management tools we use.
- While they all use the same delivery mechanism it is likely that prices must be the same.
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- The washbag should only contain absolute musts and with the current climate no scissors, razor blades, penknives, etc unless you want them confiscated.
- They say ‘defense’ and ‘consolidation’ are musts for a global game.
- When determining which media tools are right for your camp, consider the following list of musts.
Old English mōste, past tense of mōt 'may', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moeten and German müssen.
Words that rhyme with mustadjust, august, bust, combust, crust, dust, encrust, entrust, gust, just, lust, mistrust, robust, rust, thrust, trust, undiscussed
- Allow only male elephants under the age of fourteen to carry and interact with tourists if the Thai mahouts are unwilling or unable to tell when their male elephants are in musth.
- Males in musth actively seek mating opportunities and become much more aggressive toward other bulls.
- During sexually active periods, known as musth, males spend much of their time searching for mates.
Late 19th century: via Urdu from Persian mast 'intoxicated'.
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