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English definition of “I should think not/so (too)!”

I should think not/so (too)!

said when you think what has been suggested is certainly not, or certainly is, the correct and expected thing: "I bought her some flowers to say thank you." "I should think so too." "I don't like to drink more than one bottle of wine in an evening ." "I should think not."InterjectionsSounds used as interjections Grammar:Ought to or should?Ought to and should are similar in meaning. Should is more common than ought to. Ought to is more formal than should:Grammar:ShouldGrammar:Should: formsGrammar:Should: usesGrammar:Should and wouldWe use should as a more formal alternative to would with I and we in conditional clauses.Grammar:Should and ought toShould and ought to have similar meanings and uses. Ought to is more formal and less common than should:
(Definition of I should think not/so (too)! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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