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Indicative

Present simple

  • I ought
  • you ought
  • he ought
  • we ought
  • you ought
  • they ought

Past simple

  • I ought
  • you ought
  • he ought
  • we ought
  • you ought
  • they ought

Future

  • I will ought
  • you will ought
  • he will ought
  • we will ought
  • you will ought
  • they will ought

Present continuous

  • I am oughting
  • you are oughting
  • he is oughting
  • we are oughting
  • you are oughting
  • they are oughting

Past continuous

  • I was oughting
  • you were oughting
  • he was oughting
  • we were oughting
  • you were oughting
  • they were oughting

Future continuous

  • I will be oughting
  • you will be oughting
  • he will be oughting
  • we will be oughting
  • you will be oughting
  • they will be oughting

Present perfect

  • I have ought
  • you have ought
  • he has ought
  • we have ought
  • you have ought
  • they have ought

Pluperfect

  • I had ought
  • you had ought
  • he had ought
  • we had ought
  • you had ought
  • they had ought

Future perfect

  • I will have ought
  • you will have ought
  • he will have ought
  • we will have ought
  • you will have ought
  • they will have ought

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been oughting
  • you have been oughting
  • he has been oughting
  • we have been oughting
  • you have been oughting
  • they have been oughting

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been oughting
  • you had been oughting
  • he had been oughting
  • we had been oughting
  • you had been oughting
  • they had been oughting

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been oughting
  • you will have been oughting
  • he will have been oughting
  • we will have been oughting
  • you will have been oughting
  • they will have been oughting

Subjunctive

  • I would ought
  • you would ought
  • he would ought
  • we would ought
  • you would ought
  • they would ought

  • I would be oughting
  • you would be oughting
  • he would be oughting
  • we would be oughting
  • you would be oughting
  • they would be oughting

  • I would have ought
  • you would have ought
  • he would have ought
  • we would have ought
  • you would have ought
  • they would have ought

  • I would have been oughting
  • you would have been oughting
  • he would have been oughting
  • we would have been oughting
  • you would have been oughting
  • they would have been oughting

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) ought
  • (we) Let's ought
  • (you) ought

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