[Grammar] Would as past

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Is Would the past tense of of Will, how can that be since will is a future auxiliary, how does this work?
 

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Is Would the past tense of of Will, how can that be since will is a future auxiliary, how does this work?
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"would" is also an axillary verb, and sometimes it is the past tense of "will".

I will go there tomorrow if it doesn't rain too much.
I would have gone there yesterday, but it rained too much.
 
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