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jamila

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Hi
I want to know the difference between using modals and would in conditions
the rule of it ... is it the same I mean when I say :
if I won the lottery I would buy a car
If he became rich he could marry her
can I know what's the difference ?
Thanks for your help teatcher
 

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Re: conditionnal

I would buy a car - this is my intention. I will do it, if I win.
I could buy a car - this is a possibility. It's something that becomes possible if I win.
 

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Re: conditionnal

I would buy a car - this is my intention. I will do it, if I win.
I could buy a car - this is a possibility. It's something that becomes possible if I win.


thanks Mr "Tiger" (just kidding) !;-)

In this way I can apply the same rule when it comes to grammar? is it right? :oops:and re thanks again
 
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