"should" vs "would have to"


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4 September 2017

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"should" vs "would have to"

Hi, from what I gather from this lesson, basically "je devrais" should mean "I would have to", which essentially turns into "I should". Is this correct? So "Je devrais apprendre l'anglais" could mean "I would have to learn English" or "I should learn English" depending on the context, correct? thanks.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate devoir in Le Conditionnel Présent = should (conditional mood)"


Kwiziq language super star

4 September 2017


Bonjour Harris, Yes, "I should" and "I would have to" are fairly synonymous, both are equivalent to Je devrais.

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