Haber de

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Haber de

I found the sentence, ¿por qué habría de asustar un sombrero?— me respondieron. I tried looking it up and apparently haber de can be used conditionally to express confusion of a topic. i think this is important as well as haber que, i saw it in a book although i can't remember the sentence haber que is apparently also another form of obligation like tener que

Asked 11 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola David

That's also quite a specific use of haber de. It's used as a question ¿Por qué habría de...? when a doubt about something has risen in a conversation and a person asks this question to clarify the doubt. 

I've added some example sentences to illustrate this use in the lesson.

The other structure that you mention for obligation: haber que... is more basic and is in this other lesson. 

I hope it helps.

Saludos

 

Haber de

I found the sentence, ¿por qué habría de asustar un sombrero?— me respondieron. I tried looking it up and apparently haber de can be used conditionally to express confusion of a topic. i think this is important as well as haber que, i saw it in a book although i can't remember the sentence haber que is apparently also another form of obligation like tener que

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