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    Red face Doubts in Grammar

    Hi Sir,
    I have doubts in using the WOULD and SHOULD. Could you please tell me how do I use and where do I use?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Master Raja View Post
    Hi Sir,
    I have doubts in using the WOULD and SHOULD. Could you please tell me how do I use and where do I use?

    In a few words, the modal verb should is used to give:
    • obligation:

    You should wear a uniform to school.

    • suggestion and advice:

    You should see that film, for it's very educational.
    If the pain persists, you should see a doctor.

    The modal verb would is used to show imaginary or hypothetical situations (especially in conditional sentences):

    If I had lots of money, I would go around the world. (but I don't have lots of money)
    I think you would be a good football player. (you're not a football player, though)
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    Re: Doubts in Grammar

    but you do it very nicely !

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHOMAT View Post
    but you do it very nicely !
    Thank you for your approval.

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    Re: Doubts in Grammar

    Nice Sir
    Explain me about "COULD" usages.

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    Well, you can use could:
    • to talk about your general ability (or inability) in the past:


    I could swim by the age of eight.
    I couldn't drive a car when I was 20 years old. (Now I can)

    If you want to say that you did something in a particular situation in the past, you don't use could (though you can use the negative form couldn't); you say:

    I was able to swim ten lengths of the pool within 8 minutes. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the better of my cousin, who managed to swim the same distance in less than 7 minutes.

    be able to
    or manage to = successful particular situation in the past

    • to make polite requests, or to ask for permission:


    Could I ask you something?
    Could we come with you on the trip?



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    Re: Doubts in Grammar

    Thank you ver much.
    Is there any difference between THANKS and THANK YOU?
    Where do I use Thanks and Thank you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master Raja View Post
    Thank you ver much.
    Is there any difference between THANKS and THANK YOU?
    Where do I use Thanks and Thank you?
    Thank you is more formal than Thanks. That's what I know.
    By the way, there's a phrase thanks to something/somebody meaning that something or somebody is responsible for something good that happened:

    "Thanks to Jim, I was able to pass the test."
    "How come?"
    "Well, he passed a piece of paper with his answers to me."


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    Re: Doubts in Grammar

    Thank you.
    Where + Have (verb) is possible for quiries?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master Raja View Post
    Thank you.
    Where + Have (verb) is possible for querries?
    Oops! I'm afraid I don't get what you mean.

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