All about the French sentence "Tu devrais avoir honte"

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Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this idiom in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Une visite surprise
A surprise visit.
Alice rentre chez elle plus tôt que d’habitude…
Alice comes back home earlier than usual…
En arrivant, elle découvre quelque chose de curieux…
When she arrives, she discovers something curious…
Elle voit Jacques en caleçon qui prépare à manger.
She sees Jacques in his underwear preparing food.
Et une seconde après, il pète !
And a second later, he farts!
Alice:   Sérieusement ?!
Jacques se retourne brusquement, surpris.
Jacques turns around suddenly, surprised.
Jacques:   Pourquoi tu es rentrée si tôt ?!
Why did you come home so early?!
Alice:   Ce n’est pas toi qui pose les questions ! Tu devrais avoir honte ! Et si j’étais venue avec une amie ?
You’re not the one asking the questions! You should be ashamed! What if I came with a friend?
Jacques:   Tu aurais pû me prévenir que tu rentrais si tôt…
You could have warned me that you were coming home so early…
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