Tener Que VS Hay Que in Spanish
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What is the difference between tener que and hay que in Spanish?
Tener que Vs Hay que:
Note: Tener que + infinitive is one way to express obligation or necessity. This expression can be translated as “someone has to do something.”
Tengo que ayudar a mis padres – I have to help my parents.
Tienes que leer un poco más – You have to read a little more
Tenemos que ir al hospital – We have to go to the hospital
Hay que + infinitive is used to express the idea of “one must do something” or, “it is necessary to do something.” It is a more general expression and since there is no subject, the verb form “hay” is always used.
Hay que ver quien es – You have to see who is
Hay que salir temprano – You have to leave early
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