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    #1

    you should (be) = ellipsis

    Hi,

    Person A had an awful date yesterday.

    A: I should be dating.
    B: Of course, you should (be).

    I'd like to ask if 'be' is necessary or not.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: you should (be) = ellipsis

    It's more natural without it.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: you should (be) = ellipsis

    I don't see the relevance of the awful date to A's remark.

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    Re: you should (be) = ellipsis

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    I don't see the relevance of the awful date to A's remark.
    I forgot to put 'not.' Sorry for that.

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