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  • ought — [ ɔt ] modal verb *** Ought is usually followed by to and an infinitive: You ought to tell the truth. Sometimes it is used without to or a following infinitive in a formal way: I don t practice as often as I ought. It is also used in an informal… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ought — In current use the verb ought is followed by a to infinitive: • You ought to have a cooked breakfast, these cold mornings David Lodge, 1988. Since it is a modal verb, it forms a negative directly with not and forms a question by plain inversion:… …   Modern English usage

  • ought — [[t]ɔ͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ (Ought to is a phrasal modal verb. It is used with the base form of a verb. The negative form of ought to is ought not to, which is sometimes shortened to oughtn t to in spoken English.) 1) PHR MODAL You use ought to to mean… …   English dictionary

  • ought */*/*/ — UK [ɔːt] / US [ɔt] modal verb Summary: Ought is usually followed by to and an infinitive: You ought to tell the truth. Sometimes it is used without to or a following infinitive in a formal way: I don t practise as often as I ought. It is also… …   English dictionary

  • ought — modal verb 1 used to say that someone should do something because it is the best or most sensible thing to do: ought to do sth: I think you ought to make more time for yourself to relax. | What you ought to have done is called the police. | If… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ought*/*/*/ — [ɔːt] modal verb summary: ■ Ought is usually followed by ‘to and an infinitive: You ought to tell the truth. Sometimes it is followed by ‘to but no following infinitive: I don t spend as much time with them as I ought to. ■ Ought has no tenses,… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • have — /hav/; unstressed /heuhv, euhv/; for 26 usually /haf/, v. and auxiliary v., pres. sing. 1st pers. have, 2nd have or (Archaic) hast, 3rd has or (Archaic) hath, pres. pl …   Universalium

  • Is–ought problem — David Hume raised the is ought problem in his Treatise of Human Nature The is–ought problem in meta ethics as articulated by Scottish philosopher and historian, David Hume (1711–1776), is that many writers make claims about what ought to be on… …   Wikipedia

  • Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures (film) — For the Neil Simon play of the same name, see I Ought to Be in Pictures. Neil Simon s I Ought to Be in Pictures Directed by Herbert Ross …   Wikipedia

  • Is-ought problem — In meta ethics, the is ought problem was raised by David Hume (Scottish philosopher and historian, 1711 ndash;1776), who noted that many writers make claims about what ought to be on the basis of statements about what is . However, there seems to …   Wikipedia

  • Cat food — For the song by King Crimson, see Cat Food (song). Cat with a bowl of dry cat food Cat food is food intended for consumption by cats. As with all species, cats have requirements for specific dietary nutrients, rather than ingredients.[1] Certain… …   Wikipedia

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