Which is correct:
"it should be selected" or "it should be select"?

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it should be selected

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English.

This phrase is used to indicate that something is expected or required to be chosen or picked.

it should be select

This phrase is incorrect in English.



  • it should be chosen
  • it should be picked
  • it should be decided upon
  • it should be opted for
  • it should be elected
The correct phrase is 'it should be selected.' The verb 'select' needs to be in the past participle form 'selected' when used with the auxiliary verb 'should.' 'It should be selected' is the correct and commonly used form in English.

Last updated: March 15, 2024

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