How much ought they to have?

Blood Rider

New Member
India -Kannada
Hello everybody!

I read this in a fluency course book. Is this sentence correct?

How much ought they to have?
  • Cenzontle

    Senior Member
    English, U.S.
    In my English also it's grammatically correct, but it sounds formal and old-fashioned. It doesn't have "fluency", in my opinion.:)
    As moustic says, the form with "should" is more natural nowadays.
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