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    I don't think we use shall like that in AE. But it is less strange than will would be there.

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    'Shall' is widely used in this. Would you say 'should'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    'Shall' is widely used in this. Would you say 'should'?
    Perhaps.

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    What would be natural AE?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    What would be natural AE?
    Examples:
    • Would you like some help with that?
      Let me help you with that.
      Do you need some help?


    That's my opinion, anyhow.

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    They're all good in BE, too.

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    Shall is more appropriate in the sentence

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    I'd agree.

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    in my opinion I think saying (I will help you with that) not (will I help you with that ) is better and common.

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