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    Smile hypothetical possibilities with f

    Dear teacher,
    Would you mind showing me the difference between the following phrases?
    1.If I can.
    2.If I could.
    Many thanks

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    Re: hypothetical possibilities with f

    Quote Originally Posted by ofd View Post
    Dear teacher,
    Would you mind showing me the difference between the following phrases?
    1.If I can. 'If I can come, I will.' It is possible that I might be able to come.
    2.If I could. 'If I could come, I would.' I can't come, but I would if it were possible.
    Many thanks
    Bhai.

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