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べきだ
bekida
JLPT N2
Edit  dc
Meaning
V, ought to, must
you must call your parents
Edit  dc
See also
Phrases
Children should be taught to speak the truth.
Edit  #141 Amatuka
There is no reason why I should help him.
Edit  #142 Amatuka
"I should have taken the money."
Edit  #4398 Miki
There was a suggestion that the general meeting should take place in October.
Edit  #4400 Miki
I should have told you everything earlier.
Edit  #4401 Miki
You should make use of this chance.
Edit  #4402 Miki
You should have mentioned it at the outset.
Edit  #4403 Miki
You should omit these two line.
Edit  #4404 Miki
You should respect your elders.
Edit  #8112 karekano
You should not think lightly of her.
Edit  #8113 karekano
Tom should have gone to the dentist yesterday.
Edit  #8114 karekano
You must bear with her faults.
Edit  #8115 karekano
The trade barriers must be lowered.
Edit  #8116 karekano
We have to hide sharp things from babies.
Edit  #8117 karekano
George is losing weight. He ought to see a doctor.
Edit  #8118 karekano
In any case, serious job-seekers had better turn to an employment angency for help.
Edit  #8120 karekano
You should have more sense than to get into debt.
Edit  #8261 karekano
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