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Turkish translation of “should”

should

modal verb
 
 
strong /ʃʊd/ weak /ʃəd/
BEST B1 used to say or ask what is the correct or best thing to do
...malı/meli; yapılması gerekeni istemeden/sormada kullanılır
He should have gone to the doctor. Should I apologize to her? You shouldn't be so angry with him.Duty, obligation and responsibility
EXPECT B1 used to say that you expect something to be true or that you expect something to happen
...malıydı/meliydi (ama olmadı); bir şeyin olmasını ümit etmede kullanılır
She should be feeling better by now. The letter should arrive by Friday.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
POSSIBLE formal used to refer to a possible event in the future
...acak/ecek olursa; ...sa/se; gelecekte muhtemel eylemlere değinmede kullanılır
Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.Possible and probable
why should/shouldn't...? B2 used to ask or give the reason for something, especially when you are surprised or angry about it
Neden ...malıyım/meliyim; Neden ... mamalıyım/memeliyim?' özellikle kızgınlıkta ve şaşırdığında belli bir nedeni söylemede kullanılır
He told me to forgive her, but why should I? Motives and reasons
(Definition of should from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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