Should for Suggestions
Notice how speakers can use should, would and some phrases to give advice or suggestions.
Should / Shouldn’t
(Q) What should I eat?
(A) You should try the fish.
(N) You shouldn’t eat the salad.
(Q) Should I where this coat?
(A) Yes, you should. It looks good on you.
(N) No, you shouldn’t. It is hot today.
Would / Wouldn’t
(Q) What would you do?
(A) I would go to the park.
(N) I wouldn’t take the bus.
(Q) Would you wear this?
(A) Yes, I would.
(N) No, I wouldn’t.
If you ---- , -----
If you have time, visit the museum.
If you like fish, try the sushi.
If you can afford it, stay at the Ritz.
Check out the mall downtown.
Be sure to wear warm clothes.
Don’t talk to strangers.
Don’t pay more than 20 dollars for it.