ought to have (past participle)

ought to have (past participle)

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Point 202 in MODALITY is defined as:

PAST AFFIRMATIVE ‘ought to have’ + ‘-ed’ to refer to desired states of affairs in the past.

1 OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN 2986
2 OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN 850
3 OUGHT TO HAVE DONE 575
4 OUGHT TO HAVE HAD 230
5 OUGHT TO HAVE SAID 133
6 OUGHT TO HAVE MADE 129
7 OUGHT TO HAVE TAKEN 128
8 OUGHT TO HAVE SEEN 94
9 OUGHT TO HAVE GONE 87
10 OUGHT TO HAVE GIVEN 78
11 OUGHT TO HAVE COME 58
12 OUGHT TO HAVE THOUGHT 48
13 OUGHT TO HAVE LEARNED 47
14 OUGHT TO HAVE RECEIVED 41


15 OUGHT TO HAVE FORESEEN 38

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Pensioners sue ministry over union registration
He ought to have foreseen the crisis that any imposition of another union against NUPCPS and its members could generate nationwide.
Dec 6, 2019

16 OUGHT TO HAVE PUT 38
17 OUGHT TO HAVE TOLD 37
18 OUGHT TO HAVE DISCOVERED 36
19 OUGHT TO HAVE KEPT 35
20 OUGHT TO HAVE NOTICED 33
21 OUGHT TO HAVE BROUGHT 32
22 OUGHT TO HAVE MENTIONED 32
23 OUGHT TO HAVE ASKED 31
24 OUGHT TO HAVE CONSIDERED 31
25 OUGHT TO HAVE HAPPENED 28
26 OUGHT TO HAVE FOUND 27
27 OUGHT TO HAVE PAID 27
28 OUGHT TO HAVE TAUGHT 27
29 OUGHT TO HAVE WON 27
30 OUGHT TO HAVE BECOME 26
31 OUGHT TO HAVE LEFT 26
32 OUGHT TO HAVE ADDED 24
33 OUGHT TO HAVE GOT 24
34 OUGHT TO HAVE REMEMBERED 24
35 OUGHT TO HAVE SHOWN 24
36 OUGHT TO HAVE REMAINED 23
37 OUGHT TO HAVE DIED 22
38 OUGHT TO HAVE FOLLOWED 22
39 OUGHT TO HAVE FELT 21

40 OUGHT TO HAVE INVESTED 21

41 OUGHT TO HAVE READ 21

42 OUGHT TO HAVE SUFFERED 21

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