Would is a very versatile modal verb because it has a number of different uses. For today’s English podcast lesson, let’s have a look at five ways to use would!
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- I asked her many times, but she wouldn’t help me.
- The car wouldn’t start last night because the battery was dead.
- Why didn’t I go inside? Because the door wouldn’t open.
- Would you like more coffee?
- Would you like my help?
- Would you like to come to the party?
- It would be nice to see you when you visit New York.
- It would be great to be able to use the rooftop lounge for my party.
- It would be a shame if we weren’t able to get a ticket for that concert.
- When I was a kid, my grandfather would tell us funny stories.
- I remember that guy. He would sit at his desk all day and look out the window.
- He would sit for hours doing nothing.
- You would eat the last cookie. Why didn’t you save it for me?
Jack said you look fat? Yeah, he would say something like that. He’s not a nice guy.
He would show up late. He is so inconsiderate.
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