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ought

Pronunciation: /ɔːt/

Translation of ought in French:

modal aux

  • I ought to do/to have done je devrais/j'aurais dû faire that ought to fix it ça devrait arranger les choses oughtn't we to ask? ne croyez-vous pas que nous devrions demander? we ought to say something nous devrions dire quelque chose someone ought to have accompanied her quelqu'un aurait dû l'accompagner

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