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shaltmodal verb

uk   /ʃælt/  us   /ʃælt/
thou shalt old use
you shall
thou shalt
used ​humorously in ​modernEnglish when ​talking about ​people who ​followrulesexactly when the ​rules are not very ​important: You ​know what he's like about ​food - ​thou shalt not ​serveredwine with ​fish.
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