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Are ought and ought to used in American daily speech ? Are these words common in American English? Maybe there is any other alternativs which are being used in American English?

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    You ought to do some research. – Michael Harvey Jun 22 at 16:39
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It isn't exactly uncommon but it's moving in that direction. "should", e.g. "He should go." rather than "He ought to go.", is the more common phrasing.

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Yes, they are common. "That is something we ought to do." "You ought not think about it from that angle."

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