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shall

When used in a contract, lease, mortgage, or statute, it means that the thing is required; it must be done.Shall implies a complete lack of discretion. Contrast with should.

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If it closes, I shan't volunteer because there will be no one to volunteer for.
Mr Arbuthnot added: "It's partly because I shan't be standing in the general election next year.
I shan't even comment on his idea of plants killing each other in a compost heap
Like them in Parliament, and the Field Marshals in the War Office, I shan't be going, and neither will my grandson if I have anything to do with it.
The newspaper said that the White House decided not to implement this plan lest it should drift the USA into the Syrian conflict and in order that weapons shan't end up in "irresponsible" hands.
So report that yesterday Hspotted enjoying a preskiing break with a BLOwho shan't be named.
You must stop going because I shan't be with you coming back," he said.
If you can't seem to figure out the link, check out the link (wink, wink)-trust us, you shan't regret it.
I shan't pull the wool over anyone's eyes - it's going to be hard work and it starts straight away.
The actor said: "I shan't be working this year and probably shan't be working ever again.
I shan't be buying any more of it"; "What on Earth were you thinking of?
I promise you that I shan't look as you "flash your card".