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    *^^* is offline Junior Member
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    Default may, must, shall

    1.You mustn't speak to your mother like that,____ you?
    A. must B may
    "may" is the answer, Can I use "must"?

    2. The research on the new bird flu virus vaccine is challenging and demanding. Who do you think can do the job?
    _______my students have a try?
    A. Shall B May
    "Shall" is the answer, Can I use "may"?

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    Default Re: may, must, shall

    1. 'Must' is the correct answer. 'May' is definitely wrong.

    2. Both are possible, but the scenario is highly unlikely and the question problematical.

    What is the source of these questions?

    Rover

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    Default Re: may, must, shall

    These questions are from English Test Book,which must be a lame book.
    But I'm not confident when I questioned these answers, because I'm not a native speaker even I feel weird for the sentences, too.

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    Default Re: may, must, shall

    Quote Originally Posted by *^^* View Post
    These questions are from English Test Book,which must be a lame book.
    But I'm not confident when I questioned these answers, because I'm not a native speaker even I feel weird for the sentences, too.
    It's more than lame it's useless, if those questions are typical of the content.

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