How to use WILL?

How to use WILL? :

We use WILL to talk about something in the future. Instead of WILL, SHALL is sometimes used (especially in fomal English) for the simple future, but only with I and we.

I will (or shall) be ready in an hour.

You will know the result in a week.

I expect ashok wil get a first class.

With you, WILL is often used to make requests.

Will you open the window, please?

Will you please pass the salt?

Requests are more polite if they are made with WOULD instead of WILL.

Will you come with me to town?

Would you come to dinner tomorrow night?

We also use WOULD YOU LIKE in inviations.

Would you like some more rice?

Would you like to come with me to the cinema?

Shall I / we is used in offers, suggestions and requests for orders or advice.

Shall I carry your bag? (Offer)

Shall we go out this evening? (Suggeston)

Which sari shall I buy? (What is your advice?)

In formal style, SHALL is used for third person commands.

Members of the play shall pay the subscription of Rs. 10 every month.

WOULD and SHOULD are used as the past equivalents of WILL and SHALL.

I said I would (less usual : should) be ready in an hour.

I expected Ashok would get a first calss.

SHOULD is often used to express duty, obligation or necessity.

You should obey your parents.

He should work hard.

Should + have+ past participle is used for a past obligation that was not fulfilled.

You should have driven carefully. (But you didn’t.)

I should have returned the books to the library last Monday and now I have to pay a fine.

WILL and SHOULD can also be used to express probability.

We use WILL when we are nearly certain about a situation, SHOULD when we are less certain.

That will be the postman (=I feel nearly sure that is the postman.)

He will have reached Bombay already. (The plane is to reach Bombay at 4.30 am. It is 4.40 am now.)

He should be at the circus now. (He said he would go to the curus this evening, so I suppose he is there.)

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How to use WILL?

Letter Asking A Donation
Letter Asking A Favor
Letter Asking for More Details
Letter Asking for Donations
Letter Denying of Dealership
Letter for Change of Address
Letter for Distributorship
Letter for Employment
Letter for Hotel Reservation
Letter for Letter of Credit
Letter for Line of Credit
Letter for Product Launch
Letter for Promotion
Letter for Retirement Congrats
Letter for Scholarship
Letter for Settlement of Bill
Letter for Tender
Letter for Testimonial
Letter of Agreement
Letter of Assurance
Letter of Credit
Letter of Enquiry
Letter of Order
Letter of Persuasion
Letter of Sympathy
Letter Offering Discount
Letter Related to Advertisement
Letter Related to Despatch
Letter Related to Training
Letter to A Foreign Buyer
Letter to Pen-Friend
Letter to Police
Letter with Order
Letter with Quotation
Letter Writing
Letters about Company Shares
Letters by Clubs and Societies
Letters by Landlords & Tenants
Letters for Appointment of Dealers
Letters for Business Relations
Letters for Buying and Selling
Letters for Credit & Collection
Letters for Foreign Travel
Letters for Lease & Tenancy
Letters for Loan & Borrowing
Letters for Transfer & Assignment
Letters for Insurance
Letters Noting Discrepancy
Letters of Condolence & Sorrow
Letters of Regret
Letters Regarding Maintenance
Letters Regarding Payment
Letters Related to Employees
Letters to Local Corporation
Letters to Postal Authorities
Letters to The Editor
Letters Used in Real Estate
Letters With Postal Department
Letters With Railways Authorities

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