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"It should" is a phrase which is often translated as "debería", and "should" is an auxiliary verb which is often translated as "deber". Learn more about the difference between "it should" and "should" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. debería
Did you restart the computer? It should work now.¿Reiniciaste el ordenador? Debería funcionar ahora.
b. sí, debería (used to emphasize)
Is the car going to start with this new battery? - It should! Unless something else is wrong.¿Va a arrancar el coche con esta nueva batería? - ¡Sí, debería! A menos que otra cosa esté mal.
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An auxiliary verb, or helper verb, is a conjugated verb that comes before a main verb and determines the main verb's tense, mood, or aspect (e.g. I have gone.).
1. (used to indicate obligation)
a. deber
I should go to bed early tonight to be ready to travel tomorrow morning.Debería acostarme temprano esta noche para estar listo para el viaje mañana.
b. tener que
I should have given my parents a call over the weekend.Tenía que haber llamado a mis padres el fin de semana.
2. (used to indicate probability)
a. deber
Where is Simon? He should have finished his homework by now.¿Dónde está Simón? Ya debería haber terminado sus deberes.
3. (in conditional clauses)
a. si
Should any question arise, don't hesitate to contact me.Si surgiera alguna pregunta, no dudes en ponerte en contacto conmigo.
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