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    She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Could you please explain me the "Would" part? I Am a bit confused. Does it mean "She would have reached here by now"?

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Could you please explain me the "Would" part? I Am a bit confused. Does it mean "She would have reached here by now"?
    Yes.

    Don't capitalize words to add emphasis. You have two capital letters there that don't belong. Can you spot them?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    I would say:

    She should be here now, but she has been delayed.

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    I would use either Tarheel's or "She would have been here by now but she has been delayed" or "She would have been here by now if she hadn't been delayed" or "She would have been here by now had she not been delayed".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Dec-2016 at 00:04.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Yes.

    Don't capitalize words to add emphasis. You have two capital letters there that don't belong. Can you spot them?
    Could you please explain me the "would" part? I Am a bit confused. Does it mean "she would have reached here by now"?

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    We also use "would" in place of "will" when we are less sure of a future happening or the things that we are supposed to do. Am I correct? Like "you would be getting 80,000 per month after joining but I Am not sure of this" or "I would go there tomorrow."

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Could you please explain me the "would" part? I Am a bit confused. Does it mean "she would have reached here by now"?
    In this post, you still have a capital letter that shouldn't be there. Also, I'm sure we've told you before that we don't say "explain me".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In this post, you still have a capital letter that shouldn't be there. Also, I'm sure we've told you before that we don't say "explain me".
    Is it "I Am"? Should it be "I am"?

    Okay, sorry "could you please explain the would part?"

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Of course it should be "I am". What made you think that "am" should be capitalised?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She would be here now but she has been delayed.

    Could you please explain me the "would" part? I am a bit confused.

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