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To make a curry, they would have to buy meat and fish, gather vegetables, and get some ghee. In the sentence, is the use of "would have to + V1" correct? Thanks a lot.

  • Could you please provide some context please? – Alissa Feb 10 '16 at 13:57
  • There was rice enough for all of them all right. – thein lwin Feb 10 '16 at 14:16
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In this case would have + infinitive indicates the conditional version of have to. This can be followed by a conditional construction:

They would have to buy meat and fish if they wanted to make a curry.

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