Spanish translation of 'shall'
1. (used to form 1st person in future tense and questions)
I shall go yo iré
no I shall not (come), no I shan’t (come) no, yo no (vendré or voy a venir)
shall I go now? ¿me voy ahora?
let’s go in, shall we? ¿entramos?
shall we let him? ¿se lo permitimos?
shall we hear from you soon? ¿te pondrás en contacto pronto?
2. (in commands, emphatic)
you shall pay for this! ¡me las vas a pagar!
“but I wanted to see him” — “and so you shall” —pero quería verle —y le vas a ver
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Example Sentences Including 'shall'
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Probably the last interview we shall have.The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)
Hopes we shall have the pleasure of carrying you back.Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
I shall return to this question shortly.Philosophy at the Limit (1990)
Bruce says we shall be like a garden of spring flowers.Emily Fox-Seton (1901)
I shall write again as soon as anything more is determined on.Pride and Prejudice (1813)
In the future, we shall all be able to share memories and understandings.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
Shall you like to have such a brother?Pride and Prejudice (1813)
He said: 'We shall be watching the credits for the first programme.The Sun (2013)
He said: 'We shall rely on those and other witness reports we receive.The Sun (2009)
I shall watch his future with interest.The Sun (2014)
If we carry on working like that we shall get better.The Sun (2013)
We have to improve and then the fans shall support us again.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Well, we shall know soon enough.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When you play well, you shall always play.The Sun (2015)
And we shall do so again.The Sun (2015)
He added: 'We shall be taking urgent legal advice about the prospects of appealing on some of the findings of law.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I fully expect in the future we shall have misery memoirs written by parents.The Sun (2008)
I shall simply hope for the best.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Ah well, we shall be neither washed away nor roasted alive.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Who says that the first shall be last and the last shall be first?Christianity Today (2000)
We shall now consider six defence mechanisms in a little detail.Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)
We shall now fill in the summer crops in our plan.Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)
We shall return to this in the chapter on adolescence.Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)
Trends of 'shall'
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'shall' in Other Languages
British English: shall /ʃæl/ VERB
You use shall, usually with `I' and `we', when you are talking about something that will happen in the future.
I shall know more tomorrow.
- American English: shall
- Arabic: سَوْف
- Brazilian Portuguese: verbo usado para exprimir futuro ou obrigatoriedade
- Chinese: 将要与"I"或"we"连用
- Croatian: biti
- Czech: budu
- Danish: vil
- Dutch: zullen
- European Spanish: verbo auxiliar de futuro
- Finnish: tullatulen tietämään enemmän huomenna
- French: futur
- German: werden
- Greek: θα
- Italian: auxiliary for the future tense
- Japanese: （未来を表して）･･･だろう
- Korean: ~일 것이다
- Norwegian: få
- Polish: nie tłumaczy się na język polski; służy do tworzenia czasu przyszłego
- European Portuguese: ir
- Romanian: o să
- Russian: буду
- Spanish: deber
- Swedish: komma att
- Thai: จะ
- Turkish: ecek, acak
- Ukrainian: вказує на майбутню дію
- Vietnamese: sẽ
Translation of shall from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary