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What is difference between be supposed to and have to
Feb 14, 2018 8:13 AM
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"I have to" means "It is necessary". It is similar in meaning to "I must".

"I'm supposed to" means "I'm scheduled to" or "I'm expected to" - in the sense that this is what other people are expecting you to do.     

These two ideas can often be in conflict with each other. Here's an example:

"I have to lie down and rest. I'm supposed to be working this evening, but I can't. I'm just too tired."

I have to lie down = This is what is necessary

I'm supposed to be working = This is what I'm scheduled to do  (but I'm not doing it)

February 14, 2018
Good question , good answer
August 3, 2018
I thinks quit diferent have to equal must .

be suposed to equal think.

February 14, 2018
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