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    #1

    Cool suppose to

    Hi,

    I'm supposed to work means I should work or I must work?

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    #2

    Smile Re: suppose to

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    I'm supposed to work means I should work or I must work?
    Be supposed to means be obliged to, so I think that by using should, you can convey the same meaning.


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    Re: suppose to

    Yup. It can mean expected to or required to.

    I'm supposed to be in court that day.
    She's supposed to do her homework first.

    Using it in the past tense:

    It was supposed to rain Tuesday, but it was sunny all day.
    He was supposed to leave it at my office, so I'll look for it there.
    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 02-Mar-2009 at 20:33.

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