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English Reference for beki (べき)

  1. auxiliary usually kana should (suf. to verbs), must, that one ought to, to be done
  2. (passive ending) -able
Example sentences
You should watch television at a distance
He should reflect on his failure
You shouldn't blame him for being late
You should make sure of the fact without hesitation
A working man should be paid in proportion to his skill, not his age
This sees English as a system obeying miles of grammar and sentence structure which have to be learned in detail and applied rigorously
You smoke far too much. You should cut back
You should change your job if the occasion arises
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