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    Would as past

    Is Would the past tense of of Will, how can that be since will is a future auxiliary, how does this work?

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    Re: Would as past

    Quote Originally Posted by poki View Post
    Is Would the past tense of of Will, how can that be since will is a future auxiliary, how does this work?
    Welcome!
    "would" is also an axillary verb, and sometimes it is the past tense of "will".

    I will go there tomorrow if it doesn't rain too much.
    I would have gone there yesterday, but it rained too much.

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