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verb as in be going to

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Who knew that “we shall overcome” meant “we, the few, shall book covers every decade or so, maybe, sometimes, if we are in style.”

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.

But time and history will render an unambiguous verdict on this matter, as Rubio shall soon see.

But alas, a snub is yet another of the many indignities Valerie Cherish shall endure.

It demands only that judges “shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.”

A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.

He that seeketh the law, shall be filled with it: and he that dealeth deceitfully, shall meet with a stumblingblock therein.

It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.

Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.

We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shall, such as: be about to, be obliged, intend, must, want to, and will.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.