A: Wow! That’s a real work of art!
B: It’s beautiful, isn’t it? It’s a wonderful combination of simplicity and grandeur. And this is just the bridge over to the main building. The entire gallery was designed and built by a renowned Japanese architect.
A: I must say I cannot wait to see some great art. I’m a real culture vulture. I love visiting galleries and museums around the world, but this year that’s impossible.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
B: Think of this year as an opportunity to explore what you have at home.
(Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯)
“I must say”
The modal “must” here signals enthusiasm, not obligation, to express something.
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