Sentence correctness

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Sentence correctness

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Dear Professor,

Is this sentence correct?

i think you should not come to work if you are not well.

Should i use "ought not to"?

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Re: Sentence correctness

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If you capitalize "I", yes...

No, you do not have to use 'ought not to'.
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