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The two must's above mean the same thing, don't they?
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Yes.
Thanks a lot, screamerer. Emotion: smile
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HUBLOTThanks a lot, screamerer.
You're welcome.. . I was just wondering what you had up in mind regarding that?
Hi screamerer,

http://www.learnersdictionary.com/search/must

"Must" is used to say that something is required or necessary. The word is also used to say that someone should do something. And...

I just wanted to see if the must's I circled are used to say that something is very likely.
Ooh.., I see; in that case, I think the two has differnet senses to them. The first one is similar to very likely, but the second one is more like something is required or necessary..
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HUBLOTThe two must's above mean the same thing, don't they?
No. The AHD has the first one as definition 5b "Used to indicate logical probability or presumptive certainty: If the lights were on, they must have been at home." The second is definition 1: "To be obliged or required by morality, law, or custom: Citizens must register in order to vote."
I agree with enoon - they are NOT the same.

My logical deduction is that you mean ketchup. You must mean ketchup.
It is a requirement. You must be a teacher before you can...

Oh, you must be from Spain!

Is the "must" here used to say that something is very likely?
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