"Je dois répondre à ses lettres."

Translation:I must answer his letters.

March 28, 2018

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Roberre3

Je dois. I need to.... I have to ..... Why are these not similar or the same meaning?

March 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lane578328

Because dois is the conjugated form of devoir. Devoir means : must or to have to. The more correct translation of Je dois is I have to. If you want to say need it is more like J'ai besoin de.....

April 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/tasha53505

why not "i must answer to her letters"?

December 10, 2018
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