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    Would again


    I have another problem with the word "would".

    "That must be the best pirate I have ever seen." And reply: "It would seem so".

    Why is "would" used here? Why not "It seems so"?

    Thank you.


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    Re: Would again

    You could omit it. It could also be a comment on the expression on the person's face- I'd say it if the person with me couldn't hide their emotion.


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