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べきだ
bekida
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
V, ought to, must
you must call your parents
Phrases
There was a suggestion that the general meeting should take place in October.
Author: Miki

Children should be taught to speak the truth.
Author: Amatuka

There is no reason why I should help him.
Author: Amatuka

"I should have taken the money."
Author: Miki

You should omit these two line.
Author: Miki

I should have told you everything earlier.
Author: Miki

You should make use of this chance.
Author: Miki

You should have mentioned it at the outset.
Author: Miki

You should respect your elders.
Author: karekano

You should not think lightly of her.
Author: karekano

Tom should have gone to the dentist yesterday.
Author: karekano

You must bear with her faults.
Author: karekano

The trade barriers must be lowered.
Author: karekano

We have to hide sharp things from babies.
Author: karekano

George is losing weight. He ought to see a doctor.
Author: karekano

In any case, serious job-seekers had better turn to an employment angency for help.
Author: karekano

You should have more sense than to get into debt.
Author: karekano

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