General Writing and Grammar Help/Shall we go?

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Dear Ted:

Is "Shall we go?" used in American English?

If not, what do you say instead?

Would you please give me some examples?

Thank you,

Paolo

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Dear Paolo:

NOTE:  I am having problems with Allexperts.  I don't know if you received this answer, so I am trying to send it again.

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Is "Shall we go?" used in American English?

If not, what do you say instead?

*** "Shall we go" is used quite often.

Would you please give me some examples?

Our decision is "Shall we go?" or "Shall we stay home?"

We have been invited to Jane's party.  Shall we go?

Shall we go to the opening evening of the art show?

Ted

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Ted Nesbitt

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I am the bibliographic instruction and reference librarian at a public college. Some members of the English department recommend me to their students. I offer assistance in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development. My master`s thesis concerns William Faulkner`s tragic novels. I formerly taught advanced placement English at two schools in the Philadelphia area.

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B. A. and M. A in English; MSIS in Library & Information Sciences; graduate study in philosophy

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