Italian translation of 'should'
- (duty, advisability, desirability)
all school buses should have seat belts
tutti gli autobus scolastici dovrebbero essere forniti di cinture di sicurezzaI should go now
dovrei andare oraI should have been a doctor
avrei dovuto fare il medicoI should have told you before
avrei dovuto dirtelo primayou shouldn't do that
non dovresti farloyou should take more exercise
dovresti fare più motoI should go if I were you
se fossi in te andreiI shouldn't if I were you
se fossi in te non lo fareihow should I know?
e che ne so io?,
e come faccio a saperlo?I should be so lucky!
he should pass his exams
dovrebbe superare gli esamithey should have arrived by now
a quest'ora dovrebbero essere già arrivatihe should be there now
dovrebbe essere arrivato orathat shouldn't be too hard
non dovrebbe essere troppo difficilethis should be good
dovrebbe essere bello
- (conditional uses)
if they invited me I should go or I'd go
se mi invitassero ci andreiI should like to
mi piacerebbeI should have liked to
mi sarebbe piaciutoI should think so!
direi!should he phone ... (formal)
se dovesse telefonare...who should I see but Maria!
e chi dovevo vedere se non Maria!
- (remote form of shall in indirect speech)
I told you I should be late
ti ho detto che avrei fatto tardi
Example Sentences Including 'should'
You should get your share, two to three months at the outside.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
I shouldn't have done that, I thought, I should n't have kicked at the door.THE EXECUTION (2002)
I should imagine half the State Department had never heard of him till the President submitted his name.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'should'
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'should' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَنْبَغِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: dever
- Chinese: 应该
- Croatian: trebati
- Czech: měl by
- Danish: burde
- Dutch: moeten
- European Spanish: deber
- Finnish: pitäisi
- French: il faudrait
- German: sollte
- Greek: πρέπει
- Italian: dovrei, dovresticonditional mood
- Japanese: するべきだ
- Korean: ~해야한다
- Norwegian: burde
- Polish: mieć powinność
- Portuguese: dever
- Romanian: a trebui
- Russian: должен
- Spanish: deber
- Swedish: borde
- Thai: ควรจะ
- Turkish: zorunda olmak
- Ukrainian: слід
- Vietnamese: nên
Translation of should from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary