Should

Should merupakan bentuk kedua dari “shall”. Should merupakan salah satu Modals dalam Bahasa Inggris. Should artinya adalah “seharusnya”. Should biasanya digunakan untuk memberikan saran atau nasihat. Untuk lebih jelasnya, silahkan ikuti penjelasan di bawah ini:

Gunakanlah ‘should’ untuk memberikan saran atau nasihat.

* You should speak to him about it.
* You should see a doctor.
* You should ask a lawyer.

Gunakan juga ‘should’ untuk memberikan pendapat atau rekomendasi.

* We should invest more in China.
* They should do something about this terrible train service.
* He should resign.

‘Should’ itu digunakan untuk mengekspresikan pendapat pribadi dan sering didahului dengan ‘I think’.

* I think they should replace him.
* I don’t think they should keep the contract.
* Do you think I should tell her?

Kita memakai ‘should’ setelah ‘reporting verbs’ seperti demand, insist, propose, recommend, dan suggest

* He demanded that we should pay for the repair.
* She insisted that she should pay for the meal.
* I have proposed that he should take charge of the organization.
* The committee recommends that Jane should be appointed.
* We have suggested that Michael should be given a reward for his hard work.

Namun, kita juga bisa menghilangkan kata “should” dan menggunakan infinitive tanpa “to” (Subjunctive).

* He demanded that we pay for the repair.
* She insisted that she pay for the meal.
* I have proposed that he take charge of the organization.
* The committee recommends that Jane be appointed.
* We have suggested that Michael be given a reward for his hard work.

Kita memakai ‘should’ setelah Adjectives. Kata sifat yang sering diikutinya adalah funny, interesting, natural, odd, strange, surprised, surprising, typical

* It’s funny that you should say that. I was thinking exactly the same thing.
* It’s interesting that they should offer him the job. Not an obvious choice.
* It’s natural that you should be anxious. Nobody likes speaking in public.
* Isn’t it odd that he should be going to the same tiny hotel? What a coincidence.
* It’s strange that you should think so. Nobody else does.

Kita memakai ‘should’ dalam ‘if clauses’ ketika kita percaya bahwa kemungkinan yang kita buat itu kecil untuk terjadinya.

* If you should happen to see him before I do, can you tell him that I want to speak to him urgently?
* If there should be a problem, just give me a call and I’ll sort it out.
* If anyone should ask where I am, say I’m in a meeting.

Kita memakai ‘should’ untuk mengekspresikan kalau kita betul-betul setuju

* They’re paying you compensation? I should think so.

“Should” juga digunakan untuk mengekspresikan kesenangan ketika kita menerima hadiah

* What a fantastic present. You really shouldn’t have.

“Should” juga digunakan untuk menekankan emosi yang tidak nampak

* You should have seen the look on her face when she found out that she had got the promotion.

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