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devoir in English:

1. duty duty

If you don't do your duty, people will look down on you.
He risked his life to carry out his duty and inspired police officers everywhere.
Call of duty
Because we reject the same thing that people of all faiths reject: the killing of innocent men, women, and children. And it is my first duty as President to protect the American people.
However, the duty of a student is to study. So if you neglect the end of term test, that's a "no!".
The police officer on duty sensed an elderly man coming up behind him.
The strongest is never strong enough to always be master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty. From there derives the right of the strongest.
The traditional way of learning a language may satisfy at most one's sense of duty, but it can hardly serve as a source of joy. Nor will it likely be successful.
Duty should come before anything else.
We have a duty to adopt this text which, of course, could be further improved.
a moral duty [+ to do sth] Rail companies have a duty to provide safe transport.
It should be noted that the duty continues after a notice of allowance is mailed and the issue fee is paid.
The dignity of man is inviolable. To respect and protect it is the duty of all state authority.
Just because it's a "safe day" I'm not going to make out like monkeys without protection. Isn't it the duty of loving sex to take proper care of contraception?

English word "devoir"(duty) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Peccavi" (E. W. Hornung)
Fiches du livre - "Young Soldier" (Anonymous)
Fiches du livre - "A Doll's House" (Henrik Ibsen)
Fiches du livre - "The Golden Calf" (M. E. Braddon)
Fiches du livre - ""Pip" A Romance of Youth" (Ian ...

2. to must to must

English word "devoir"(to must) occurs in sets:

001. Les mots utilisés "les vêtements"
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Activités – Activities
Activités - Activities

3. owe owe

Debtors are people who cannot re-pay money they owe.
If I had money, I would pay what I owe you. As it is, I can't pay.
How much do I owe you?
Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.
owe money
If you owe your bank manager a thousand pounds, you are at his mercy. If you owe him a million pounds, he is at your mercy.
To whom do we owe the discovery of penicillin?
My sister owes me PLN 300.
The museum owes much of its success to the present generation of young British artists.
When will you give me back the money you owe me?
He said that I didn’t need to pay back the money I owed him.
Abdullah sheth had had an argument with an indian who owed him a lot of money
You already owe me £200, so I can’t lend you any more
I owe him a debt. You still owe me money. He owes about $5,000 to the bank.
Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.

English word "devoir"(owe) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Poems of Henry Timrod" (Henry T...
Fiches du livre - "Aunt Kitty's Tales" (Maria J. M...
Fiches du livre - "Love-Songs of Childhood" (Eugen...
Fiches du livre - "Her Dark Inheritance" (Mrs. E. ...
Fiches du livre - "Lullaby-Land Songs of Childhood...

4. have to have to

I have to go.
You have to be ready at 8. You don't have to go to school today.
I have to drive children to school.
I don't have to come if I don't want to.
I have to go now./He has to go now.
You have to protect yourself with a string username and a password.
Do we have to pay for the show?
People have to protect animals.
Children have to go to school. / He has to get up at 6 o'clock every day.
You have to bring me scissors
You have to go to school, it's your obligation.
I have to study English today. / He has to call me.
I have to water the vegetables every day.
According to the law, the children in Spain have to study until the age of 16.
I have to play computer games (mogę)

English word "devoir"(have to) occurs in sets:

passé composé - verbes irréguliers
Wishes and requests - Les souhaits et les demandes
Common verbs - Verbes courants