Should/must/have to in SPANISH: debes, debes de, deberías


Do you know the exact Spanish equivalents of “you should”, “you have to”, “you must”, “you might”, “you ought to”? In this video I am going to explain exactly what the equivalent of each word is in Spanish. So I will clear things up about all these words for you so you do not waste more time learning some nonsense that is in your books. Are you ready to learn this? Are you ready to clear this up in your head so you do not make the same mistakes ever again in Spanish? In Spanish we have “debes” as well as “debes” followed by the preposition “de”, so we have “debes” y “debes de”. Though they look quite similar, they actually have a very important difference. If “debes” is followed by a verb in infinitive, it becomes an order: “debes estudiar” — you have to study. I do not care, you have to study if you want to learn Spanish. On the other hand, “debes de estudiar”, is like saying you probably study a lot. That is to say you speak Spanish very well so my guess is you probably study a lot, “debes de estudiar mucho”. Now, we have the “should” problem. What is “should” in Spanish? Well, let me tell you that the work of should in Spanish is done by the conditional of the verb “debes”, “deberías”. This conditional of “debes” makes the suggestion. So you can say: you should study. Otherwise you will not speak Spanish ever. Now, there are other nuances of these words so if you are interested in learning them, watch my video and learn more Spanish :))

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