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Modals of probability/possibility (Deduction)

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    Modals of probability/possibility (Deduction)
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  • What modal verb do we use when we are SURE that something is true (even though we don't actually know)?
    Must
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  • What modal verb do we use when we are SURE that something ISN'T true (even though we don't actually know)?
    can't
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  • What modal verbs do we use when we are think something MIGHT be true (even though we don't actually know)? There are three.
    might/may/could
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  • Keiko always does really well on exams. She ________ study a lot.
    must
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  • That woman drives a very expensive car. She ________ have a lot of money.
    must
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  • It ________ be hot outside. That man in the street is wearing a coat.
    can't
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  • Anna has a huge library in her house. She ________ love books.
    must
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  • David __________ be happy. His girlfriend has just broken up with him.
    can't
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  • David really likes that restaurant. He _______ be there now.
    might/may/could
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  • Paul is being very strange to me. I think he ______ be angry with me.
    might/may/could
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  • If you haven't eaten all day, you ________ be hungry.
    must
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  • I think there ______ be a mistake in your tax return. You should check it
    might/may/could
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  • You have walked for ten hours. You ______ be exhausted.
    must
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  • He ______ be his son, they look completely different.
    can't
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  • There's a bit of traffic, so I ______ not arrive in time.
    might/may/could
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  • That woman drives a very expensive car. She ____ have a lot of money.
    must
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  • It ____ be raining outside. All the students brought an umbrella.
    must
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  • I can't find my sunglasses. They ____ be in my car. Or maybe I left them in the bar.
    might/could/may
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