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    would as a past tense of will

    Hello teacher, good day! I learned from others that would is the past tense of will, Is this always true in speaking of english? How to use appropriately "would" in speaking english? Can you give me an idea of how to understand and realize using "would" in english?

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: would as a past tense of will

    Quote Originally Posted by wills233 View Post
    Hello teacher, good day! I learned from others that would is the past tense of will, Is this always true in speaking of english? How to use appropriately "would" in speaking english? Can you give me an idea of how to understand and realize using "would" in english?

    Thank you very much!
    No, 'would' does not always mean the past tense of 'will'.
    You should probably do some reading first and then ask specific questions about what you don't understand.
    You could start here:
    Would - grammar - central - British Council - LearnEnglish
    Would | Define Would at Dictionary.com

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