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Turkish translation of “ought”

ought

modal verb
 
 
/ɔːt/
ought to do sth B1 used to say or ask what is the correct or best thing to do
...malı/meli; yapılması gereken doğru ve en iyi olanı söylemek/istemek için kullanılır
You ought to see a doctor. He ought to have told her the truth. Ought I to phone her?Duty, obligation and responsibility
ought to be/do sth B2 used to say that you expect something to be true or that you expect something to happen
...olmalı/yapılmalı, bir şeyin doğru olduğunu/olmasının beklendiğini belirtmek için kullanılır
He ought to pass the exam this time. Possible and probable
(Definition of ought from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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