In the lyrics[1] of 月と水鏡 by 横山由依, I realized the phrase 誰か傷つけてしまうでしょう. I first thought it was a mistranscription of ~しまうでしょう, but you can clearly hear しまうでしょう in the actual song (1:27). Could you explain what this is?

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    です and だ after verbs is very unusual but だろう and でしょう are completely normal, and mean something different from what 傷つけてしまいましょう would mean
    – Angelos
    May 5, 2023 at 12:30

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です and だ can never go with verbs, as they only go with nouns and adjectives. However, でしょう and だろう can go directly after verbs to add uncertainty. でしょう is not bound by the same grammatical constraints of です.

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