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    Smile confusion grammar.

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    i'm new member at this forum and i proud to be among you.

    i came up with some asks i hope if you could help me......



    although/despite/however


    i have confusion about these i don't know the fit using of them.....

    could you explain the uses with examples.


    second thing......


    confusion about would and will.......

    that match i would't worry about it much.

    why used would instead will....

    if i use i'm not instead wouldn't ,it's correct.

    may god bless you........

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    Default Re: confusion grammar.

    However- connects sentences- I was tired. However, I still went out. (Two sentences)
    Although- connects clauses- Although I was tried, I went out. (One sentence, two clauses)
    Despite- conects a noun phrase- Despite my triedness, I went out. (One sentence)

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    Default Re: confusion grammar.

    Okay!

    Now, what about would and will?


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    Default Re: confusion grammar.

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    hi every body


    i'm new member at this forum and i proud to be among you.

    i came up with some asks i hope if you could help me......



    although/despite/however


    i have confusion about these i don't know the fit using of them.....

    could you explain the uses with examples.


    second thing......


    confusion about would and will.......

    that match i would't worry about it much.

    why used would instead will....

    if i use i'm not instead wouldn't ,it's correct.

    may god bless you........
    Would and will are a pair. Would is past tense (although not always use for past time) and will is present tense (althgough not always used for present time). I will give you a list of uses for both. Study their differences but also their similarities. It will get you started.

    will2 (wĭl)
    aux.v., Past tense would (wʊd).
    1. Used to indicate simple futurity: They will appear later.
    2. Used to indicate likelihood or certainty: You will regret this.
    3. Used to indicate willingness: Will you help me with this package?
    4. Used to indicate requirement or command: You will report to me afterward.
    5. Used to indicate intention: I will too if I feel like it.
    6. Used to indicate customary or habitual action: People will talk.
    7. Used to indicate capacity or ability: This metal will not crack under heavy pressure.
    8. Used to indicate probability or expectation: That will be the messenger ringing.
    tr. & intr.v.
    To wish; desire: Do what you will. Sit here if you will. See Usage Note at shall.

    would (wʊd)
    aux.v., Past tense of will2.
    1. Used to express desire or intent: She said she would meet us at the corner.
    2. Used to express a wish: Would that we had gone with you!
    3. Used after a statement of desire, request, or advice: I wish you would stay.
    4. Used to make a polite request: Would you go with me?
    5. Used in the main clause of a conditional statement to express a possibility or likelihood: If I had enough money, I would buy a car. We would have gone to the beach, had the weather been good. See Usage Note at if.
    6. Used to express presumption or expectation: That would be Steve at the door.
    7. Used to indicate uncertainty: He would seem to be getting better.
    8. Used to express repeated or habitual action in the past: Every morning we would walk in the garden.


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    Default Re: confusion grammar.

    thank you so much.



    appereciate that......





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    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    thank you so much.



    appereciate that......





    You're welcome.

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