Translation of should in Setswana

should

tshwanetse

auxiliary verb

  • 1

    tshwanetse
    ‘You should have told me’ O tshwanetse o ka bo o mpoleletse
    • to say what somebody ought to do
  • 2

    tshwanetse
    ‘They should be here by ten o'clock’ Ba tshwanetse ba bo ba le fa ka nakô ya lesomê
    • to say what somebody expects
  • 3

    fa go ka
    ‘If you should happen to see him, tell him to come’ Fa go ka diragala gore o mmone, o mmolelele gore a tle
    • to say what might happen