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shall
Part of speech: Verb
Am to, or are to.
Part of speech: Verb
Art to, is to, or are to. Shall and will, as auxiliaries expressing simple futurity, are used as follows; I shall; thou will; he will; we shall; you will; they will. As auxiliaries expressing a promise, determination, command, or permission, their use is precisely the opposite, viz.: I will; thou shalt; he shall; we will; you shall; they shall.
Usage examples for "shall":
  • " Shall I make something of you? - "Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard", Eleanor Farjeon.
  • This shall be seen to. - "Master Skylark", John Bennett.
  • He said, 'What shall I do? - "The Personal Touch", J. Wilbur Chapman.

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