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    Question should be/would be

    Which of the following sentence gives correct meaning?
    Is there any difference in their meaning ?

    Example-
    I really should be studying for my exam tomorrow.
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    I really would be studying for my exam tomorrow.
    Last edited by debasis1983; 18-Oct-2013 at 18:39.

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    Re: should be/would be

    You have given us two identical sentences.
    Last edited by 5jj; 14-Oct-2013 at 19:36.

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    #3

    Re: should be/would be

    I suppose debasis meant "I really would be studying for my exam tomorrow" as the second.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I suppose debasis meant "I really would be studying for my exam tomorrow" as the second.
    In which case the second sentence would be wrong.

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I suppose debasis meant "I really would be studying for my exam tomorrow" as the second.
    You are right. I meant the same.
    I have corrected it now.

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    In which case the second sentence would be wrong.
    If I am not wrong we use "would be" in hypothetical sentence.

    For example "We would be travelling by train by this time tomorrow." (Meaning - We would be in train by this time tomorrow.)

    Then why the sentence "I would be studying for my exam tomorrow." is wrong?

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    If I am not wrong we use "would be" in hypothetical sentence.

    For example "We would be travelling by train by this time tomorrow." (Meaning - We would be in train by this time tomorrow.)

    Then why the sentence "I would be studying for my exam tomorrow." is wrong?
    Your sentence in blue is incorrect.

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Your sentence in blue is incorrect.
    Is the following correct form for this sentence?

    "We will be travelling by train by this time tomorrow."

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    Re: should be/would be

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Is the following correct form for this sentence?

    "We will be travelling by train by this time tomorrow."
    Yes.

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