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1. I forgot to bring the camera.
2. I forgot that I would bring the camrea.
3. I forgot that I should bring the camera.
4. I forgot that I had to bring the camera.
5. I forgot that I must bring the camera.

(Does #1 mean #2, 3, 4, or 5?)

  • English - ,

    #1 could mean the same as any of the others, depending on the intention of the speaker. I see 1 and 2 as close to each other in meaning, and 3, 4, and 5 as close to each other in meaning.

    The primary difference is in the meaning of the auxiliary verbs "would" and "must."

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