You ought to go out once in a while.
You ought to try it some time.
That ought to be a barrel of laughs!
I ought to get a public service medal.
A woman your age ought to be looking for a husband – or already married, not chasing all over creation in pants, trying to act like a man.
Tell me, as you would a sister, what I ought to do.
That ought to be worth something.
God, you ought to hear him moaning in his sleep!
This ought to do the trick.
I figured you ought to know.
He had that common sense of a matter-of- fact man which showed him what he ought to do.
Let me tell you something, my little brothers, my little sisters: You ought always to love God and praise Him.
I suppose I ought to thank you.
"Fred ought to sue him for false arrest," Cynthia said.
"You ought to see it on Saturday night," he said.
"Maybe I ought to have a word with your brother," she grumbled, surprised the man could insult her without being present.
That ought to count for something, give us a little leeway.
Men generally, under such a government as this, think that they ought to wait until they have persuaded the majority to alter them.
I think there ought to be some better way of moving a boat.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
I feel as if I ought to give up the idea of going to college altogether: for not all the knowledge in the world could make me happy, if obtained at such a cost.
"And do you know, Countess," he said, suddenly addressing her as an old, familiar acquaintance, "we are getting up a costume tournament; you ought to take part in it!
And I know what marriage ought not to be!
His health was better in the winter, but last spring his wound reopened and the doctor said he ought to go away for a cure.
Remember no one ought to interfere in such matters!
"We ought to have called him and Dorothy when we were first attacked," added Eureka.
"We ought to go, don't you think so?" said Nicholas.
What she found hardest to bear was to know that on such occasions she ought to behave like Mademoiselle Bourienne, but could not.
"That book of your brother's ought to be a big seller here in Ouray," Fred said.
I will invite two or three people, and if he does not understand what he ought to do then it will be my affair--yes, my affair.
Her vocabulary has all the phrases that other people use, and the explanation of it, and the reasonableness of it ought to be evident by this time.
"You ought to have fun with that, Sherlock," Dean said.
Between the two of us we ought to be able to carry them down to that room.
Fred, you ought to write your mystery books, not just read them.
It seemed to him that he ought to have an explanation with Natasha and tell her that the old times must be forgotten, that in spite of everything... she could not be his wife, that he had no means, and they would never let her marry him.
Vera, having decided in her own mind that Pierre ought to be entertained with conversation about the French embassy, at once began accordingly.
Self- sacrifice was her most cherished idea but in this case she could not see what she ought to sacrifice, or for whom.
We ought to accept this terrible necessity sternly and seriously.
There is a band of thieves in our district who ought to be arrested by a strong force--October 11.
It ought to be something of an annoyance to him if everybody keeps hounding him to do something he so obviously don't want to do.
If we're going to host ice climbers, we ought to know something about their sport.
Animals ought not to talk.
I ought to apologize to the reader and to Miss Keller for presuming to say what her subject matter is worth, but one more explanation is necessary.
He knew that he might and even ought to go straight to him and give the message Dolgorukov had ordered him to deliver.
She asked this and then became confused, feeling that she ought not to have asked it.
Here he ought to burst out--that's it, come on!-- ought to burst out.
He felt Ryland ought to at least be warned.
He is his godson, she added, her tone suggesting that this fact ought to give Prince Vasili much satisfaction.
Ought I to put it right? she asked herself, and she could not refrain from turning round.
"If Mary is already persuading me to forgive, it means that I ought long ago to have punished him," he thought.
They ought to be hanged--the brigands!...
It is disgraceful, a stain on our army, and as for him, he ought, it seems to me, not to live.
One man ought to be in command, and not two.
"I ought to be making a better impression on my future boss," the woman said as she winked, rose, and turned to Fred.
"That ought to please your Boston ladies, seeing a picture of their great-aunt and uncle," Cynthia remarked as she examined the picture.
"You ought to join one," declared the little man seriously.
"I suppose I ought to give the wooden dummy a good start of me," growled Jim.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
Perhaps I ought not to have spoken before them, but I am not a diplomatist.
Only when Prince Andrew was gone did Rostov think of what he ought to have said.
I ought to know the Emperor by now, after the times I've seen him in Petersburg.
They put questions and gave brief replies about things they knew ought to be talked over at length.
"The auditor wrote out a petition for you," continued Tushin, "and you ought to sign it and ask this gentleman to take it.
He decided that he must attend to his son's education by finding a tutor and putting the boy in his charge, then he ought to retire from the service and go abroad, and see England, Switzerland and Italy.
"In the first place, Trunila is not a 'dog,' but a harrier," thought Nicholas, and looked sternly at his sister, trying to make her feel the distance that ought to separate them at that moment.
We ought not to fight either for or against Austria.
The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
No, my dear, you and Sonya ought to understand that.
During the two days that elapsed before Rostov called, Princess Mary continually thought of how she ought to behave to him.
Dokhturov was unwilling to undertake any action, as it was not clear to him now what he ought to do.
Morel, pointing to his shoulders, tried to impress on the soldiers the fact that Ramballe was an officer and ought to be warmed.
He was as indifferent as heretofore to money matters, but now he felt certain of what ought and what ought not to be done.
Mary Abramovna invited me to her house and kept telling me what had happened, or ought to have happened, to me.
But best of all you have brought yourself back--for I never saw anything like it, you ought to give your wife a scolding!
Nicholas says we ought not to think.
Then you ought to know better.
He'd spoken to his sisters in depth and learned quickly just how different she was, their tales ranging from those that ought to anger him to those that amused him.
That ought to make Edith Shipton dead last by Dean's calculation.
Maybe Fred O'Connor ought to make the list too.
Dean figured he ought to say something.
"Very good," said the Wizard; "we can all yell better than we can fight, so we ought to defeat the Gargoyles."
I will show you how a messenger ought to behave.
"Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.
He taught that men ought to be kind even to their enemies.
Now her eyes are troubling her a great deal, and we all think she ought to be relieved, for a while, of every care and responsibility.
The question of how to write to Nicholas, and whether she ought to write, tormented her.
"I ought to tell you that I do not believe... do not believe in God," said Pierre, regretfully and with an effort, feeling it essential to speak the whole truth.
War is not courtesy but the most horrible thing in life; and we ought to understand that and not play at war.
"I ought to give them something!" he thought, and felt in his pocket.
Our columns ought to have begun to appear on an open declivity to his right.
Excited and vexed by the failure and supposing that someone must be responsible for it, Toll galloped up to the commander of the corps and began upbraiding him severely, saying that he ought to be shot.
Stepan Stepanych also instructed me how I ought to tell of my experiences.
"Well," Cynthia said to Fred, "in spite of how obnoxious Claire Quincy is, you ought to let her and her sister know about the notebook.
I think you ought to stick to reading mysteries instead of inventing them.
"It occurs to me," said the Wizard, "that we ought to get out of this place before the mother dragon comes back."
I really ought to go down to the jail and visit with the old guy.
These ought to be a real crowd pleaser.
This ought to help the credibility issue; there's more to some tips than the police know, but haven't made public because it would enforce credence in a psychic connection for the tip.
I got thinking about it and figured maybe you ought to know.
"I ought to be a fairy," grumbled Jim, as he slowly drew the buggy home; "for to be just an ordinary horse in a fairy country is to be of no account whatever.
I think this is the loveliest country in the world; but not being fairies Jim and I feel we ought to be where we belong--and that's at the ranch.
They ought to be begging you.
I have sent messengers to summon all of Dorothy's old friends to meet her and give her welcome, and they ought to arrive very soon, now.
"I have heard that you are the wisest man in the world," she said, "and surely this simple thing ought not to puzzle you."
Well, you ought to.
"There ought to be several animals on the jury," said Ozma, "because animals understand each other better than we people understand them.
And you both ought to take the pledge.