Use of shall)


“Shall” is used to indicate future action. This is only used with “I” and “we”. Shall is used more often in a formal language. Here are the basic uses of shall when asking questions:

1. For suggestion Example 1: Shall we go now?

2. For preference: Example 2: Shall I give him a watch or a tie on his birthday?

3. For offering: Example 3: Shall I cook this or will you be the one to do it?

4. For formality to express obligation: Example 4: Shall we report him to the police? Shall we pay our debts tomorrow? In American English, shall is often replaced by should or would. Shall is commonly used in UK than in USA.

dire [dahyuh r] (adj.) – very serious and alarming

In just means a direction, a place and is more generally used. When you use inside you usually want to contrast it to outside and you focus on the inner part of something (a house, a box, a person).

‘inside’ is used to convey the sense of ‘depth’

am I not? The sun is setting. won’t you? 4. A positive question tag It is not a dog. To give an order or an instruction*: Examples: Close the door. isn’t it? 2. would you? You haven’t got coins. . will you? Do it now. will you? *Tag questions that give orders and instructions can be exempted from the positive statement + negative tag / negative statement + positive tag structure.The preposition ‘in’ is used to describe the noun in the locative case Tag Questions are statements in English that are followed by a mini-question or what is commonly called a ‘question tag’. To politely ask for information or help: Examples: You wouldn’t know where the school is. Structure of tag question: A positive statement. have you? 3. To make an invitation: Example: Come inside. A negative question tag It is a dog.) is it? Tag questions are attached at the end of a statement for several reasons: 1. To ask confirmation or disconfirmation: Examples: I am right. isn’t it?( A negative statement.

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