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    You’re supposed to

    "You’re supposed to" seems dubious, interpreted either as "be scheduled" or "should". How can I interpret it?

    W: That’s very sweet of you, but I can take care of it. Why don’t you do your homework?
    M: Oh, I’ve already finished it.
    W: That’s great. You just sit there and tell me about your day.
    M: Okay. Oh, can we talk later, Mom? I forgot to buy the tickets for the soccer game.
    W: Right. You’re supposed to take your brother to the soccer game this Saturday.
    M: Yes. I’ll be back soon. It won’t take that long.

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    Re: You’re supposed to

    Use either "obligated", promised to", or, "this is part of a plan".

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