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    Itasan is offline Member
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    Default Could you/Would you

    I wonder which is more polite:
    1-1. Could you pass me the salt, please?
    1-2. Would you pass me the salt, please?
    2-1. I'd appreciate it if you could pass me the salt.
    2-2. I'd appreciate it if you would pass me the salt.
    Thank you.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Could you/Would you

    I'd say 'would'.

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    Itasan is offline Member
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    Default Re: Could you/Would you

    Thank you very much, todol.

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