"I will see you tomorrow"
He said that he would see me the next day.
2. In second conditional sentences, when both verbs are moved into the so-called past tense, would is used as the past form of will:
If we get that order, we will have to take on new staff.
If we got that order, we would have to take on new staff.
3.When will is used to show a habitual characteristic, would is used as the past-tense form:
He will often go for long walks in the rain.
When he was younger, he would often go for long walks in the rain.
4. In most other uses of the modals, would is best regarded as a more remote equivalent of will. This distancing is often considered 'more polite':
Will you lend me £100, please? - Would you lend me £100 please?
Will you come with me? - would you come with me?
5. Would is not used as a past form of will in such cases as this.:
I'll lend you £10 today. -
I'd lend you £10 yesterday.
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