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Sentence count:163+55 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-01Updated:2017-02-01
Synonym: mustshouldSimilar words: boughtought tobroughtdroughta thoughtthrough toforethoughtdeep in thoughtMeaning: [ɔːt]  verb.1. (used to express duty or moral obligation): Every citizen ought to help. 2. (used to express justice, moral rightness, or the like): He ought to be punished. You ought to be ashamed. 3. (used to express propriety, appropriateness, etc.): You ought to be home early. We ought to bring her some flowers. 4. (used to express probability or natural consequence): That ought to be our train now. n. 5. duty or obligation.. 
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1 Liars should [ought to] have good memories. 
2 Do what you ought, and come what can. 
3 Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve. 
4 The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquirde it. 
5 Thinking is, or ought to be, a coolness and a calmness; and our poor hearts throb,(www.Sentencedict.com) and our poor brains beat too much for that. 
6 A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. 
7 The virtue of a man ought to be measured not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct. 
8 I think I ought to get back to work.
9 You ought to get your watch repaired.
10 Everyone ought to rarefy his spiritual life.
11 I feel that we ought to accept his proposal.
12 He's crazy; he ought to be locked up.
13 I ought to throw this hat away.
14 You ought to practice more.
15 Elected officials ought to obey the law .
16 I ought to relax and stop worrying about it.
17 He ought to resign, I think.
18 You ought to have known better!
19 They ought to have apologized .
20 They ought to attain this aim.
21 We ought to start at once.
22 He did not know how he ought to behave.
23 We ought to inform head office.
24 You really ought to quit smoking.
25 Peter ought to be ashamed of himself.
26 Something ought to have been done before now.
27 You ought to be kinder to him.
28 He that doth what he will doth not what he ought
29 The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts. 
30 In choosing a wife and buying a sword we ought not to trust another. 
More similar words: boughtought tobroughtdroughta thoughtthrough toforethoughtdeep in thoughtat the thought ofdoughroughboughtoughthoughenoughboroughroughlythroughgo throughthoroughalthoughas thoughtoughnessall throughget throughthroughoutfall throughcome throughcut througheven though
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