Example sentences for: ought

How can you use “ought” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Some think that we ought to go back in time, ought to get rid of the Commission and replace it with not one but three administrative law judges to be borrowed from some other government agency.

  • That ought to impress Ellen Barkin.

  • (Gore himself tried to claim this mantle by imploring Larry King Wednesday evening, "I think in many ways you ought to count me the underdog in this race now.

  • Such language ought not be allowed to go to waste; it is ripe for recycling.

  • In a later editorial, the New Republic proposed U.N. control, rightly pointing out that "however problematic the U.N. remains politically, it ought to be able to function on a humanitarian level."

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...