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    Red face grammar

    i wojuld like to know the different between : i like, i would like

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    Re: grammar

    The verb like

    As a verb, like is used to talk about enjoyment and preferences. In British English, it is usual to use like + 'ing' to say what we enjoy, and like + infinitive to say what we prefer. In American English, like + infinitive is used for both:

    British English

    He likes swimming in the sea.
    He likes to eat fruit for breakfast.
    American English

    He likes to swim in the sea.
    He likes to eat fruit for breakfast.

    The expression would like is used when we make requests and offers:

    I'd like some more potatoes, please.
    Would you like to come to the cinema with me?

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