ought {1} definición, ought {1} significado | diccionario de inglés definición

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      vb   foll by: to; takes an infinitive or implied infinitive   used as an auxiliary  
1    to indicate duty or obligation  
you ought to pay your dues     
2    to express prudent expediency  
you ought to be more careful with your money     
3    (usually with reference to future time) to express probability or expectation  
you ought to finish this work by Friday     
4    to express a desire or wish on the part of the speaker  
you ought to come next week     
     (Old English ahte, past tense of agan to owe; related to Gothic aihta)  
In correct English, ought is not used with did or had. I ought not to do it, not I didn't ought to do it; I ought not to have done it, not I hadn't ought to have done it  
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