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    Question Difference between should and ought to

    Plz explain the difference between should and ought to

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    Re: Difference between should and ought to

    From what I can tell, not much at all.
    I would say that 'ought to' is something your grandmother would say, and 'should' is a word that the younger generation tend to use nowadays. It (should) just seems to have replaced it (ought to).

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    Re: Difference between should and ought to

    I agree; there's no substantial difference.
    But, as in all of these 'no difference' answers, it's possible that you'll come across an exception one day. I can't think of any.

    Oops, almost forget: quote quoted words.
    Please explain the difference between 'should' and 'ought to'.

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