The Use of चाहिए (Chahiye)

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चाहिए  (Chahiye) means ought to, should, must. When चाहिए  (chahiye) is used, the subject always takes को.

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What do you want?
आपको क्या चाहिए?
Aapko kya chahiye?

I want a good pen.
मुझे एक अच्छी कलम चाहिए।
Mujhe ek achchi kalam chahiye

Everybody should speak.
सबको बोलना चाहिए।
Sabko bolna chahiye

Ram should sing.
राम को गाना चाहिए।
Ram ko gaana chahiye

You must memorize your lesson.
तुमको अपना सबक याद करना चाहिए।
Tumko apna sabak yaad karna chahiye

You too must learn Hindi.
आपको भी हिन्दी सीखना चाहिए।
Aapko bhi Hindi seekhna chahiye

All must wear clean clothes.
सबको सॉफ-सुधरे कपड़े पहनने चाहिए।
Sabko saaf-sudhare kapade pahanne chahiye

Children ought to play in the evening everyday.
बच्चों को रोज़ शाम को खेलना चाहिए।
Bachchom ko roz shaam ko khelna chahiye

She must do all her work on her own.
इसको अपना  सब काम खुद करना चाहिए।
Isko apna  sab kaam khud karna chahiye

Jenny, you must not play in the street!
जेन्नी, तुमको सड़क में नहीं खेलना चाहिए !
Jenny, tumko sadak mein nahin khelna chahiye

You should have taken some time off last week to get some rest.
तुमको पिछले हफ्ते कुछ समय निकाल कर आराम कर लेने चाहिए थे।
Tumko pichale hafte kuch samay nikal kar aaram kar lene chahiye the

You shouldn’t have drunk so much.
तुम्हे इतना पीना नहीं चाहिए।
Tumhe itna peena nahin chahiye

You ought not worry so much.
तुमको इतनी चिंता नहीं करनी चाहिए।
Tumko itni chinta nahin karni chahiye

This stock ought to increase in value.
इस स्टॉक के मूल्य में वृद्धि होनी चाहिए।
Is stock ke moolya mein vrudhi honi chahiye

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