You should do something = yapsan iyi olur Tavsiyede bulunurken veya fikrimizi söylerken should kullanırız. You look tired. You should go to bed. The government should do more to reduce crime. Should’u I think, I don’t think, do you think gibi kalıplarla beraber sıklıkla kullanırız. I think the government should do more to reduce crime. I don’t think you should work so hard. You shouldn’t do something = Yapmak senin için iyi bir şey değil, yapmasan daha iyi olur You shouldn’t believe everything you read in the newspaper. Should must veya have to kadar güçlü değildir. You should apologise = it would be a good thing to do You have to apologis = you have no alternative Beklentilerden ve o anda doğru olmayan olaylardan bahsederken de should kullanılır. I wonder where Tina is. She should be here by now. = she isn’t here yet, and this is not normal This price on this packet is wrong. It should be £2.50, not £3.50. She has been studying hard for the exam, so she should pass. = I expect her to pass You should have done something = you didn’t do it, but it would have been the right thing to do it. You missed a great party last night. You should have come. Why didn’t you? = you didn’t come, but it would have been good to come You should not have done something = you did it, but it was the wrong thing to do I’m feeling sick. I shouldn’t have eaten so much. = I ate too much Ought to’yu should’un yerine kullanabiliriz. Aynı anlama gelirler ancak dikkat edilmesi gereken to kullanıldığıdır. Do you think I ought to apply fort his job? Jack ought not to g oto bed so late. Should’u demand, insist, propose, recommend, suggest gibi bazı fiillerden sonra kullanabiliriz. They insisted that we should have dinner with them. I demanded that he should apologise. What do you suggest I should do? It’s important/vital/necessary/essential that ile birlikte de should kullanılır. It’s essential that everyone should be here on time. Yukarıdaki kullanımda should cümleden atılabilir. Bu kullanımın adı subjunctive’dir. It’s essential that everyone (should) be here on time. I demanded that he (should) apologise. Bu kullanımda present veya past tense de tercih edilebilir. It’s essential that everyone is here on time. I demanded that he apologised. Suggest fiilinden sonra to kullanılmaz. What do you suggest we (should) do? Suggest fiilinden sonra ing gelebilir. Bu durumda should kullanılamaz. What do you suggest doing? Strange, odd, funny, typical, natural, interesting, surprised, surprising gibi bazı adjective’lerden sonra should kullanılabilir. It’s strange that he should be late. He’s usually on time. I was surprised that he should say such a thing. If something should happen şeklinde bir kullanım da vardır. Buradaki kullanım olasılığı düşürür. If Tom should phone while I’m out, tell him I’ll call him back later. = Eğer olurda Tom beni ararsa Devrik cümle yapısında should başa gelir if atılır ve anlam aynı kalır. Should Tom phone, tell him I’ll call him back later. Birine tavsiyede bulunurken should/shouldn’t kullanılır. Shall I leave now? No, I should wait a bit longer. = I would wait if I were you, I advise you to wait.