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no better than one should (or ought to) be

Definition of no better than one should or ought to be in English:

Regarded as sexually promiscuous or of doubtful moral character.
Example sentences
  • You are no better than you should be, some people say; which means, you are so bad they would not like to say what you are.
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Pronunciation: pərt
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