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    Default shall/should

    He said to me, "Shall I complete the work?"?

    He told me that shall/should she complete the work.

    Which one is correct?

    Please help me.

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    iloveu is offline Junior Member
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    Default Re: shall/should

    I will use should in a clause of past tense. Should is the past tense of shall.

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    Thank you Iloveu.

    But I have seen many times where "should" is used for a present or future tense.

    e.g. You should complete your work by tomorrow. (future)
    You should complete the work now. (present)

    Please help me.

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    iloveu is offline Junior Member
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    I am glad to help.
    Yes, should can be used in above sentences. These 2 sentences sound like a request. I am not so good at grammer. Let's wait for teachers.

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