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Use of Should and Should have in English

Here, I am sharing uses of should and should have modal verb in this blog. I am explaining the all structures and rules with examples and exercise of should and should have modal verb. This Modal Verb is very important for English grammar and English communication like uses of would modal verb.


If you want to learn the uses of should, you will have to practice the all rules and examples attentively. This topic is related to uses of helping verb.


Uses of Should and Should have in English


The main use of should now is to tell somebody what they ought to do, to give advice, or to add emphasis: We should really go and visit them soon.


Should का प्रयोग किसी व्यक्ति को सलाह, सुझाव या नैतिक कर्तव्यों की जानकारी देने के लिए किया जाता हैं | Should Shall helping verb का Past Tense हैं Should एक modal verb हैं जिसका प्रयोग निम्न परिस्थिति के अनुसार किया जाता हैं |


Use of Should


1. Should का प्रयोग Indirect Speech में भी किया जाता हैं |

We use should in Indirect Speech. Should is the past tense of shall in indirect speech.



Ram Said to her, you shall obey your parents.

Ram advised her that she should obey her parents.


Sita said to me, I shall go to Agra next week.

Sita told me that she should go to Agra next week.



2. Should का प्रयोग (duty or obligation) कर्त्तव्यों और बाध्यता को व्यक्त करने के लिए किया जाता हैं |

It is used to express duty or obligation. Should is used with pronouns of all the three persons to express duty and obligation.



We should respect our parents and teachers.

We should help them.

I should go now.

You should not say such things to her.



3. Should का प्रयोग शर्तवाचक वाक्यों (conditional sentence) के लिए किया जाता हैं |

It is used in conditional clauses. Should can be used in conditional clauses expressing possibilities and suppositions.



If she should come, ask her to wait.

Should it rain, we will not go out.



4.Should is often used in result clauses which are preceded or followed by a conditional clause expressing an unreal situation.



If I were you, I should accept this offer. (Unreal because I am not you.)

No John, I shouldn’t quit if I were you.



5. बाद में ऐसा न हो की के अर्थ में भी Should का प्रयोग किया जाता हैं |

Should is the only auxiliary that may be used after lest.



The police surrounded the building lest the thieves should escape.

Work hard lest you should fail.



6. इसका प्रयोग विनम्र निवेदन को दर्शाने के लिए भी किया जाता हैं |

Should is also used in the expression ‘should like to’ which is a polite form of making a statement.



I should like to thank my colleagues for giving me this opportunity to…

I should just like to mention that we need to act fast.



7. इसका प्रयोग सम्भावन चाहे पक्की हो या कच्ची, को व्यक्त करने के लिए किया जाता हैं |

It is used to express possibility or likelihood Should can be used to express possibility or likelihood.



I should be able to win.

She should be coming.



Use of Should have


इसका प्रयोग चाहिए ही चाहिए के अर्थ में किया जाता हैं और should have helping verb के साथ 3rd form of verb  का प्रयोग होता हैं |


Should have + past participle

The structure should have + past participle is used to talk about past events that did not happen. It is also used to criticize people for not doing things.



She should have asked my permission. (She didn’t ask my permission.)

You should have helped them. (You didn’t help them, but you should have.)




Should is a Modal Verb and it is used for advice, suggestion and moral obligation. By the use of should helping verb we can express our feeling of need and demand. This helping verb (Should) and (use of would) is very important for English grammar and English communication. Do practice this helping verb.


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Rajesh Bhatia

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