wouldmodal verbuk us strong /wʊd/ weak /wəd/ /əd/
would modal verb (FUTURE)
- Such a policy would not be constitutional.
- What time would it be convenient for me to come round?
- Changing the course of the river would cause serious environmental damage to the whole valley.
- I was curious to know what would happen next.
- The chief's son would inherit all his dominions.
would modal verb (INTENTION)
- The president continued by saying that his country was a free country and would always remain so.
- I would like to express my thanks for your kindness.
- She promised faithfully that she would never leave him.
- My dad said he would help with the costs of buying a house.
- We would like to announce the appointment of Julia Lewis as head of sales.
would modal verb (POSSIBILITY)
- If she ever left him he would be heartbroken.
- My mother would worry herself to death if she knew what I was doing.
- A nuclear holocaust would leave few survivors.
- If you were offered an overseas posting, would you take it?
- If he forgot to pay his rent, his landlady would send him a reminder.
would modal verb (REQUEST)
- Would you like to borrow this book?
- May I conduct you to your table, sir, or would you prefer to have a drink at the bar first?
- Would you like an aisle seat or would you prefer to be by the window?
- Is that enough potato, or would you like some more?
- Someone's at the door - would you answer it please?
would modal verb (WILLINGNESS)
would modal verb (WISH)
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would modal verb (FREQUENCY)
would modal verb (OPINION)
- I would class her among/with the top ten American novelists.
- I would suggest that you were not adequately prepared for the interview.
- We would describe the standard of the food as poor.
- I'd have hoped for a better choice of wine to go with the meal.
- She'd describe her reaction to the film as one of disappointment.
would modal verb (ADVISE)
would modal verb (REASON)
would modal verb (PROBABILITY)