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    sentence structure rules

    Hi everyone...

    I just want to ask something. Please explain to me the structure of this sentence:
    I would have to take a nap just to get me through the day.

    I have learned that it should be would have + past participle of the verb, but i can't figure out the structure of the sentence above..

    Thank you in advance..

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    Re: sentence structure rules

    "would" here means the past tense of "will" and as far as I know it is an auxiliary verb in this case.

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