"I must eat, too."
Translation:Je dois manger, aussi.
This sentence doesn't mean anthing in french. A more correct sentence would be : "Je dois aussi manger" Source : I'm french
"I must eat, too." can mean two things: 1. someone else ate before me, and now "I too have to eat" (Moi aussi, je dois manger.) OR 2. I have done something else before eating and now "I have to eat, too" (Je dois aussi manger) before moving on to other things. Each understanding requires a larger context. "I have to eat, too" can mean both 1. and 2.
"must" is an absolute obligation, and "have to" and "need to" are less imperative.
But all three can be translated with "il faut", an impersonal phrase using "il" as a dummy subject (never translate it to "he").
"il faut manger" is really impersonal because we do not know who has to eat. Therefore, you can interpret it as "one has to eat" or "we have to eat" or "you have to eat", depending on context.
"il nous faut manger" concerns "us" = we [must/have to/need to] eat
- "il me faut manger" = I [must/have to/need to] eat.
The other way round, when you get an English sentence with an obligation, you can translate it to an "il faut" formula.
- you need to eat = il te faut manger / tu dois manger / tu as besoin de manger
Note that "need to" is very frequent in English but in French much less.
I understood the meaning to be something more like "Moi aussi, je dois manger."...
"must" expresses an imperative obligation. Its usual translation is "devoir" (infinitive).
"avoir besoin de/to need" is about needs and necessity is a bit different, even if eating, drinking and breathing are things you must do to survive.
I don't know, that's what I put too. I think it's because they want something a little stronger, but who knows. I'm going to report it anyway.
"dois" is the conjugation for "je/tu".
"doit" is the conjugation for "il/elle/on".
What is the difference between 'Je dois manger' and 'Il faut que je mange.?' Le deux sont pres ce que (???) la meme en anglais.
"Il faut" is more like the English passive voice. So 'je dois' is something like 'I should eat' and 'il faut' is like 'me eating must happen. '
"il faut" and "je dois" are very broad in meaning, ranging from simple need to absolute obligation.
"I must" expresses an absolute obligation, not a need.
"J'ai besoin de manger" only refers to the fundamental need of having food to not faint/be sick/die.
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The conjugated verb is "dois" and you cannot have 2 conjugated verbs in a row.