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    Modal verb of likelihoed

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by Belgium01 View Post
    When do you use may, might, will, would, should, could or must?
    Welcome to the forum, Belgium01.

    We like to help when we can, but that is far too broad a question to answer in one thread. If you have specific questions about which to use in particular sentences, we can perhaps help. For the general picture, you need to refer to an English grammar.

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed



    You could start by looking through the 'Similar Threads' listed below this post (immdeiately below, as long as this is the most recent post ).

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by Belgium01 View Post
    I have done some exercises, my question is if the bold given modal verbs of likelihood are correct used. If not, what is the correct word?

    Q) I have tried reaching Jessica but I only get her voicemail. She might have turned her mobile off.
    Q) Protest groups say that improving rail services must be better than expanding motorways but the government is not convinced.
    Q) Jessica phoned to say she is stuck in traffic so there is chance she could not arrive for the start of the meeting.
    Q) The mobile manufacture thinks that the order would arrive by next week but they cannot guarantee it.
    Q)Although funding has been cancelled, there is a small possibility that the project would still go ahead.
    The first one is correct. Try again with the others.

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by Belgium01 View Post
    Q2) should
    Q3) may
    Q4) will
    Q5) could

    Still not the best I'm afraid. For Q2 "might" or "will" would work.

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The first one is correct.
    It is indeed, though I would have thought that with the mention of the voicemail, 'must' was a more likely candidate. 'Could' is also possible.

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    It is indeed, though I would have thought that with the mention of the voicemail, 'must' was a more likely candidate. 'Could' is also possible.
    She might have no signal, have left her mobile in her car, or even had it stolen.

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    Re: Modal verb of likelihoed

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    She might have no signal, have left her mobile in her car, or even had it stolen.
    Quite. I didn't think of that.

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