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Thread: can/could?

  1. Chizu


    (can/could)___you pass me that pencil on the table?

    which one do i use and why?

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    I guess it would depend on how formal the occasion was. CAN is more demanding than COULD and would be used in less formal situations.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

  3. Chizu
    thanks a lot..!!!

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