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    would

    I received an email saying:
    Thanks X for the feedback. I would still need Y's feedback.
    I don't think it is correct : I think it should be I still need Y's feedback without the would. Am i correct?
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    Re: would

    Hi thomas

    It's perfectly good English, as is I will still need or its reduced form I still need:
    Ex: I would still need Y's feedback.


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    Re: would

    can you tell me why it is correct? there is no past tense before it and it is not conditional.

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    Re: would

    I see it as a polite form of will in that context.


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    Re: would

    Quote Originally Posted by thomasRavenelli View Post
    can you tell me why it is correct? there is no past tense before it and it is not conditional.
    If it's not conditional, I agree that "would" should not be used.

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