TOEIC Grammar Lesson - How To Use Had BetterAug 30, 2023
How do we use the modal verb, had better?
There are a variety of English grammar patterns that are tested on the TOEIC® exam. Modal verbs, such as had better often appear in Part V and Part VI.
We use had better to give someone a strong warning. Had better means, if you don't do that thing, something bad will happen.
- - You had better not be late for the meeting. The boss wants everyone there before 9am.
- - You had better ask your parents before booking that trip to California.
- - Jack had better not drink alcohol at the party. He has to drive.
- - If you want to pass that exam, you had better study hard.
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