Should

Unit 28. should

should + infinitive (should do / should write etc.):

I/ we/ you/ they
he/ she/ it

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should
shouldn`t

do
go
stop
write


(Someone) should do something = It is a good thing to do or the right thing to do:
- Tom should go to bed earlier. He usually goes to bed very late and he`s always tired.
- It`s a good film. You should go and see it.
- When you play tennis, you should always watch the ball.
 
shouldn`t (or should not) = It`s not a good thing to do or it`s not the right thing to do:
- Tom shouldn`t go to bed so late.
- You work all the time. You shouldn`t work so hard.
 
We often use think with should:
 

I think ... should ...:
- I think Carol should buy some new clothes.
(=1 think it`s a good idea)
- It`s late. I think we should go home now.
- "Shall I buy this coat?" "Yes, I think you should."
I don`t think... should...:
- I don`t think you should work so hard.
(= I don`t think it`s a good idea)
- I don`t think the police should carry guns.
Do you think... should... ?:
- Do you think I should buy this jacket?
- What time do you think we should go home?

Unit 28. should


must is stronger than should:
- It`s a good film. You should go and see it.
- It`s a fantastic film. You must go and see it.
 
Another way of saying should is ought to ...:
- It`s a good film. You ought to go and see it. (= You should go and see it.)