- That would have the effect of a subtle altering of the way the asteroid moves,
would have mean here ?are would and have separate or combine here ?
Last edited by vaibhavmaskar; 25-Sep-2013 at 10:39.
The 'would' indicates we are talking about a hypothetical situation. I suspect there is an 'if' nearby. They combine in the sense that 'would' is a modal auxiliary verb that modifies the main verb 'have'.