Suppose to


This is the second thing that my friend who is in the university found wrong in my autobiography.  (He circled my mistakes but not what was wrong with them so I am putting them here for help thanks).  So anyway, he circled the words ‘”suppose to” in this sentence:  How am I suppose to know what to do when nobody ever gave me any instructions or training?  Just fyi- I am talking about a job that I got hired for and I started not knowing what was going on or what I was suppose to be doing!  Suppose is spelled right, I checked.

suppose to asked Aug 28 '13 at 23:35 Lina Newbride New member

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I suppose that someone thought you were supposed to already know how to do the job.  The first instance in my sentence is a verb.  The second instance is an adjective.  Here are more examples.


I require assistance.  (verb)

I am required to follow the rules. (adjective)


I suppose I will turn on the proofing tools in Word.  (verb)

That is supposed to find grammar and style errors for me. (adjective)

link comment answered Aug 29 '13 at 10:58 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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