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You Do Have To What does "you do have to" mean? Is the 'do' for emphasize? Please explain.
Jan 15, 2016 8:33 PM
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Yes. You are right. The verb "do" is used here in the meaning of "really"..."You do have to do it." = "You really have to do it"
January 15, 2016
The negative form, "you do not have to do it" means you do not *need* to do it, it is not *necessary* that you do it. So the positive form means "yes, it is in fact necessary that you do it." In speaking, you would emphasize, or put the stress on the first "do".
January 15, 2016
Correct!
January 15, 2016
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