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    Can/Could I use your car? What's the difference?

    1-Can I use your car?
    2-Could I use your car?


    What's the difference?

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    Re: Can/Could I use your car? What's the difference?

    NOT A TEACHER

    "Could" is quite polite.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 02-Aug-2013 at 07:40.

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    Re: Can/Could I use your car? What's the difference?

    not a teacher

    There is very little difference.
    "Could" might be regarded as slightly more polite.
    "May I use your car?" is even more polite.

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    Re: Can/Could I use your car? What's the difference?

    'May I use your car, please?' Is politer still.

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