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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Used as an auxiliary verb, to express a conditional or contingent act or state, or as a supposition of an actual fact; also, to express moral obligation (see Shall); e. g.: they should have come last week; if I should go; I should think you could go.

Etymology: OE. sholde shulde scholde schulde, AS. scolde sceolde. See Shall


From Middle English scholde, from Old English sceolde, first and third person preterite form of sculan (“owe", "be obliged”). Related to shild and shildy.

  1. A statement of what should be the case as opposed to what is the case.

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Past life for Should born Feb 4, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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