Saudi Arabic: Saying something was "supposed to" happen
Saying that something was supposed to, intended to or meant to happen but didn’t happen in Saudi Arabic is very simple and straightforward.
Listen to this native Najdi speaker demonstrate how it’s done.
- Supposed to
- I’m supposed to be studying now.
- Aren’t you supposed to be at school?
- I was supposed to call her but I didn’t.
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