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    Default "If someone is knocking at the door now, it would be / could be Tom."

    "If someone is knocking at the door now, it would be / could be Tom."

    Although I have never heard of this kind of sentence before, I think the kind of the sentence is okay and natural in some context. Do you native English speakers agree with this? Thank you so much as usual and have a good day.
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    Default Re: "If someone is knocking at the door now, it would be / could be Tom."

    They could work in certain contexts, though will is more likely than would.

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