Here we are again with another great English lesson from our good friend Miranda González!
Quiz time! Which English word fits ALL four situations below?
1. I only have three dollars for the bus. That _____ be enough, right?
2. The dishes are dirty. We _____ wash them.
3. If anyone _____ call, tell them that I am busy.
4. He failed the test. He _____ have studied.
Did you guess it? Answer: SHOULD. Let’s go over the examples I gave you.
#1 Use “should” for probability
When you are almost sure but not totally sure, you can use “should” to express about 90% certainty.
Example: He has been studying a lot, so he should do well on the test.
#2 Use “should” for advisability
“Should” expresses anything from a… read more