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    Would want

    "I would want to go the beach this weekend"
    Can I say so, meaning I would like to go to the beach this weekend?
    Last edited by Mr.Lucky_One; 28-Nov-2012 at 05:48.

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    Re: Would want

    No. You need to say 'I want to go to the beach. . . .'

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    Re: Would want

    "If you payed for gasoline then I would want to go to the beach this weekend"

    And if I say like this will it be correct?

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    Re: Would want

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    "If you paid for gasoline then I would want to go to the beach this weekend"

    And if I say like this will it be correct?
    It's not a natural way to express it.

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    Re: Would want

    How would you express the meaning of the sentence above?

    Could you advice me any book on stylistics of spoke English?
    Cause I find that many sentences I make sound strange and odd.

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    Re: Would want

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****



    Hello, Mr. Lucky:

    I was wondering whether this (poor) dialogue of mine might be helpful:


    Mona: You used to go to the beach every weekend.

    Tony: I know.

    Mona: But you have stopped going.

    Tony: I know.

    Mona: Why don't you want to go anymore?

    Tony: Well, I would want to go to the beach if the police did something about all the bad people who have

    been causing trouble on the beach recently!



    James

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