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    Shall/should

    Shall I Call you back with in next 10 min?

    Should I call you back with in next 10 min?

    Can you help me out?

    Could you help me out?


    Do all the above sentences are correct? What is the difference if I use shall or should in regular conversation.

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    #2

    Re: Shall/should

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    Shall I ​call you back with in within the next 10 minutes?

    Should I call you back with in within the next 10 minutes?

    Can you help me out?

    Could you help me out?


    Do Are all the above sentences are correct? What is the difference if I use between using "shall" or and "should" in regular conversation?
    Please see my corrections above. With those corrections, you now have four grammatically correct questions.

    In reality, there is little practical difference between them. "Should" suggests a little more obligation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Shall/should

    I am not a teacher.

    All of the verbs are correct, but the sentences aren't. 'With in' should be within (one word) and it's either, 'within the next 10 minutes' or 'within 10 minutes'.

    The differences between shall and should and can and could in these cases are all about degrees of politeness, uncertainty, urgency and so on. There are nuances of meaning that require time to feel natural. With the right tone of voice, the sentences in each pair could be made to convey exactly the same sense.

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    Re: Shall/should

    Many thanks for the above correction.

    Just to understand the things bit better please clarify the following doubts:

    1) Do all the above sentences have the same meaning? Is it correct?

    Suppose in above there are two sentences only and if write: Are both have the same meaning? ( I know this is wrong English. Would be grateful if I can know the reason since in above Are has been used.

    2) To use the before next . Can you please explain the reason for using "the". I always get confused in using the word 'the".

    3) What is the difference if I use between using "shall" or and "should" in regular conversation?

    The above correction seems better way to write the sentence. My original sentence also seems correct to me. Can you please explain the reason for my better understanding why my original sentence is incorrect.

    Please don't feel bad for so many questions. I just shared my doubts to make myself correct.


    Thanks
    Anil

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    Re: Shall/should

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    All of the verbs are correct, but the sentences aren't. 'With in' should be within (one word) and it's either, 'within the next 10 minutes' or 'within 10 minutes'.
    Roman 55, you will notice that I corrected all of those errors in post #2!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Shall/should

    I think Roman cross-posted.

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    Re: Shall/should

    Ah, OK, with 8 minutes between our replies, I didn't consider that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Shall/should

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, Roman did cross-post, and yes, he did notice that all of those errors had been corrected in post #2 which is why he 'liked' it.

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