“Shall” is used to indicate future action. It is most commonly used in sentences with “I’ or “We”, and if often found in suggestions, such as “Shall we go?” It is also frequently used in promises or voluntary actions. In formal English, the use of “shall” to describe future events often expresses inevitability or predestination.
Dear learners, if you’ve ever come across a phrasal verb that you thought you knew, but it doesn’t seem to make sense, use other clues in the context to work out what the meaning might be. Since the English language contains an inordinate range of phrasal verbs, I’m going to content myself with dealing with some of the most commonly used ones.