Use of tener que  

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Tener que means to have to. It expresses obligation and is always followed by a verb in its infinitive form.

Tengo que cenar.
      I have to have dinner.

Tú tienes que ir a la biblioteca.
      You have to go to the library.

Usted tiene que firmar aquí.
      You have to sign here.

El bebé tiene que dormir.
      The baby has to sleep.

Tenemos que ir a Madrid.
      We have to go to Madrid.

Los gatitos tienen que dormir.
      The kittens have to sleep.

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