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    Default Modal Verbs of Probability

    Modal verbs of probability are used to express an opinion of the speaker based on information that the speaker has. Example: He must be at work, it's 10 o'clock. In this case, the speaker is 100 % sure that the...

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    Gee, I don't agree with all of his choices. I would say "They might be living in New York" to express a situation in the present that I was unsure of. "They could live in New York" expresses a future possibility.

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    Modal verbs of probability:
    • can, could, will, would, shall

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