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    modals for possibility

    The exercise asked to fill in with a suitable modal

    Which bus do you think you ... (leave) you bag on?

    I was perplexed to find that only might have left was suggested in the key, whereas in the first place I thought of could and may. Was my idea incorrect and why?

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    Re: modals for possibility

    Quote Originally Posted by licinio View Post
    The exercise asked to fill in with a suitable modal

    Which bus do you think you ... (leave) you bag on?

    I was perplexed to find that only might have left was suggested in the key, whereas in the first place I thought of could and may. Was my idea incorrect and why?
    could is fine, may is possible; will and would are not impossible.

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