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When you use 'would', imagine you are in the position of the person who will do the action and say what would you do?

  • It is an event in the future.

  • The speaker imagines the subject will do the action.

  • They say what the speaker 'would' do.

Explain

Subject + would + present form verb + noun / noun phrase

What should I have tonight?

Menu
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Fish and chips
cheeseburger
pizza
Restaurant
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Past

Now

Future

Jackie would have the cheeseburger.

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Jackie

Steven would have the pizza.

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Steven

  • It is an event tonight.

  • The speaker imagines what Jackie and Steven will have.

  • They say what the speaker 'would' have.

Which dress should I wear tomorrow night?

Past

Now

Future

tomorrow night

I would wear the red dress.