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    I wonder if there is subtle difference between "1" and "2".
    1. I say we are almost there.
    2. I'd say we are almost there.

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    Re: would

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if there is subtle difference between "1" and "2".
    1. I say we are almost there.
    2. I'd say we are almost there.
    #1 suggests to me a slightly argumentative tone, as if somebody had just suggested that we were not almost there.

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