should

/ˈʃʊ/ auxiliary verb
auxiliary verb

Spanish Translation of SHOULD

(past of {b}shall{/b})
1
(expressing a condition)
if he should diesi muriera
if they should call, tell mesi llaman, dímelo
2
(indicating what is proper, required, or desirable)
they should be punisheddeberían ser castigados
what time should we meet?¿a qué hora nos encontramos?
3
(indicating a preferred thing that did not happen)
I should have realizedtendría que haberme dado cuenta
he shouldn't have said itno debería haberlo dicho
4
(expressing polite thanks)
you shouldn't have gone to all that trouble!¡no deberías haberte molestado tanto!
5
(expressing a wish)
you should have seen her face!¡tendrías que haber visto la cara que puso!
6
(requesting an opinion)
what should I do?¿qué hago?
7
(expressing a feeling about someone's words or behavior)
(it's) funny you should say that—I was just thinking the same thing¡qué casualidad! estaba pensando lo mismo
8
(emphasizing a belief, thought, or hope)
I should hope so/not!¡faltaría más!
9
(expressing probability)
they should arrive soondeben (de) llegar pronto
why should he lie?¿porqué ha de mentir?

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