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    Question Verb Tens confusion

    Hi,

    This might be a silly question, but I wounder what's the difference btw when to use (will or would) when talking about future? I's like to know the same thing about when to use
    (may-might)
    (can-could)
    or even (shall-should), even though I hardly notice the use of shall in every day speaking.
    I use them losely when speaking, but some times it's embarising and even confusing to other people especially when I speak in cadamic setting where I should be precise and clear. (of course English isn't my first language)

    I appreciate it If there was some examples to illustrate the difference.

    Thanks

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    Re: Verb Tens confusion

    On a basic level, 'will' is for something real and 'would' is for something that is imaginary or unlikely.

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