English to Danish Meaning :: ought

Ought :
- burde

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Verb(1) used to indicate duty or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions.(2) used to indicate something that is probable.

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(1) There probably ought to be compulsory vanity lessons in schools.(2) I think that member ought to take the advice of his own leader.(3) More than five years ought to be enough time.(4) five minutes ought to be enough time(5) He walked through the hallways, remembering her advice that he ought to write to the school paper's advice column.(6) And we ought to respect them, and to be ready and prepared to accept the results as they announce them.(7) you ought to go(8) And we ought to correct them, so that our men and women are not at risk.(9) He ought to have five acres; more if it be the custom on the estate; and if it is ever less, it will be too little, because his labour must always be available.(10) what ought I to do?(11) And seeing as she's flown all the way from Texas, I probably ought to make the effort to drive 15 miles to see her.(12) it ought not to be allowed(13) I figured that 20 minutes ought to be enough to keep her off my back.(14) they ought to respect the law(15) We probably ought to have a handle to attach to this new understanding.(16) At the same time, surely we ought to expect at least some standard of rationality from our governors.
Related Words
(1) ought to ::
1. duty ::
2. ought ::
3. obligation ::
4. assignment ::
5. function ::
6. labor ::
7. persuasive ::
8. motive ::
9. task ::
10. responsibility ::
11. charge ::
12. liability ::
13. must ::
14. nothing ::
ikke noget
15. negative quantity ::
negativ mængde
16. forlorn ::
17. void ::
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Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I really ought to thank you,

I really OUGHT to thank you, Dolores.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 2

It\'s easy to confuse
what is with what ought to be,

It's easy to confuse what is with what OUGHT to be,

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 9

Hey, you ought to
disappear more often.

Hey, you OUGHT to disappear more often.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 3

They ought to be because they cost enough.

They OUGHT to be because they cost enough.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9

Maybe, um, we ought...

Maybe, um, we OUGHT...

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 1

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