Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Vietnamese
      • Home Country:
      • Vietnam
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Dec 2012
    • Posts: 4
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    What does "Should" mean when it starts a sentence?

    for example:

    Should you need to know more about the rain or snow than a Google Now card can deliver, the Weather Channel revamp is ready at the source.

    source: an engadget article about the updated the weather channel app for android

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 10,372
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: What does "Should" mean when it starts a sentence?

    "Should you" means "if you should."

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • Polish
      • Home Country:
      • Poland
      • Current Location:
      • Poland

    • Join Date: Aug 2005
    • Posts: 327
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: What does "Should" mean when it starts a sentence?

    It means that the author is not sure you will want/ need to know. Should you need my help (if you need my help, although I don't think you will).

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Vietnamese
      • Home Country:
      • Vietnam
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Dec 2012
    • Posts: 4
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: What does "Should" mean when it starts a sentence?

    Thanks

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-Jun-2012, 13:02
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-Jun-2012, 13:05
  3. What is "competing false starts"?
    By optimistic pessimist in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 16-Mar-2011, 14:53
  4. "Mouth starts watering"
    By winston in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 15-Mar-2007, 13:28
  5. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 29-Jul-2005, 03:58

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •