There ought to be

In the English Grammar Profile, C1 point 192 in the category of MODALITY is defined as:

‘THERE OUGHT TO BE” to talk about desired states of affairs.


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1 THERE OUGHT TO BE A WAY TO 66


2 THERE OUGHT TO BE A LAW AGAINST 33

 There ought to be a law to allow the children access.

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  Daily Mail
But there ought to be a law against looking this good.
Dec 27, 2019
  The Globe and Mail
In 1919, the Detroit Times ran a cartoon entitled There Ought to Be a Law Against Back-Seat Drivers. 
Mar 10, 2020

 

3 THERE OUGHT TO BE SOME WAY TO 25
4 THERE OUGHT TO BE A LAW . 23
5 THERE OUGHT TO BE SOME KIND OF 21

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