Definition Ought

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Definition

You ought to (brush your hair): You should, I advise you to, it would be good for you to (brush your hair)
auxiliary verb, idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: We ought to report him to the police.
US: Ought you really be wearing a red hat with a purple shirt?

Examples

  • "Brian : You ought to attend."
  • "- I just wanted to ask you which way I ought to go."

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