Translation of "should" - English-Turkish dictionary


modal verb uk strong /ʃʊd/ us weak /ʃəd/ us

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.

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.

used to refer to a possible event in the future

...acak/ecek olursa;; gelecekte muhtemel eylemlere değinmede kullanılır
Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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?

(Translation of “should” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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