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Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2004 1:25 pm
by Shim Jae Yoon
We then that are strong ought to bear the
infirmities of the weak.
In this case, The meaning is that To be bound in duty or by moral obligation.

Ought to vs. Must

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 5:21 pm
by Jason M. Ham
Ought to not as forceful as must. Ought to is used like should to make a suggestion. Need to is used more like must to make something mandatory.
You ought to brush your teeth three times a day.
A Korean student must have a visa to enter the United States.
The first example is a suggestion; the second expresses necessity.