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Would you or will you?

Would you or will you? Would: How They’re Different (and How to Use Each) The main difference between will and would is that would can be used in the past tense but will cannot. Also, would is commonly used to refer to a future event that may occur under specific conditions, while will is used more generally to refer to future events.

Can and could grammar?

Can, like could and would, is used to ask a polite question, but can is only used to ask permission to do or say something (« Can I borrow your car? » « Can I get you something to drink? »). Could is the past tense of can, but it also has uses apart from that–and that is where the confusion lies.

Will you come or would you come?

Both « Would you come? » and « Would you go? » are perfectly fine. Theoretically, the former focuses on the viewpoint of the people who are at the event and want to know whether the person being asked will join them, while the latter focuses on the viewpoint of the person being asked.

Could you please vs Would you please?

But I would suppose that “would” is more polite, because it expresses the idea of probability, and of willingness, and of the desire that something be done, whereas “could” is more in the realm of ability (yes I can). And according to the American Heritage Dictionary, “would” is used to make a polite request.

How you doing vs How are you doing?

It is generally considered that ‘how are you‘ is a more formal and reserved greeting than ‘how are you doing. ‘ ‘How are you doing’ is mainly used more in a more laid-back setting with people who are familiar to the speaker. ‘How are you’ is generally asked while referring to one’s health or feelings.

Could or can you please?

We also use ‘could’ to ask permission; it is more polite or formal than ‘can’. Changing the word order to « could you please » is no more or less polite – it’s a matter of style. whether requests starting with « Please can/could you… » render the same degree of politeness as those that start with « Could you please… ».

Would and will use?

And English learners often get these two confused because they’re used in very similar situations. But they’re not the same. The main difference between will and would is that will is used for real possibilities while would is used for imagined situations in the future.

Which is more polite can you or could you?

To answer the question: « could » definitely sounds slightly more polite than « can » to a native speaker since it is less direct and more deferential as a result. « Could » is a form of « can », so both are technically asking « are you able to… ». This is not the difference between the two.

Would and will in the same sentence?

« Will » and « would » cannot be used as substitutes for each other. Have a look at your first sentence: I will propose [to] her if I got a chance. The word would does not have a tense, but will is always future tense.

Would come or would came?

Yes, would have come is the standard form. The use of « would have came » would be categorized as incorrect, sub-standard or a typo.

Can you please is correct?

Both are correct. The first is more direct, and the second is more polite. Could you please . . . gives slightly more room for refusal than Can you please . . .

Is could you please rude?

-> They both are impolite. They both sound like a command/order. The first one is less rude than the second one. Could you please give us some context?

Could VS would polite request?

How to remember the difference. When it comes to requests, we can use both could and would, but could is more formal and polite than would. While making polite requests, could is used with suggestions, as it indicates a possibility. On the contrary, would is used with offers or invites, because it is more usual.

How you doing is correct sentence?

Yes, « How are you doing? » is correct colloquial English. Your sentence is good. You also might hear « How you doing? », but it would be wrong to write it that way in a sentence, unless you’re quoting.

How are you doing is correct?

Both phrases are appropriate for work correspondence, but stick to “How are you?” in more formal settings. It’s also better to use “How are you?” when you don’t know the correspondent very well—it’s generic enough to be considered a polite (if rather meaningless) gesture.

How are you doing formal or informal?

“How are you?” is formal, but “How are you doing today?”/ or “How is it going?” / “How are you managing.” / “How’s life treating you?”/ “How are you? Are you well?” are all informal.

Can you please send me or could you please send me?

Both are correct. The first is more direct, and the second is more polite. Could you please . . . gives slightly more room for refusal than Can you please . . .

Can you tell me or could you tell me?

2 Answers. “Could you” is more polite than “can you”. Regarding the rest of the wording, something about “tell me my next work” rings wrong to my ears. Probably, because you don’t “tell a work”.

Which is correct would be or will be?

« Would » is correct, because this is a hypothetical statement, not something that will occur in the future. If I had a wish, I would wish you would love me. This seems fine to me – both are hypothetical.

When would or when will?

Will can be a present tense verb that means to cause something to happen through force of desire. … Would is a past tense form of will. It is also a conditional verb that indicates an action that would happen under certain conditions.

What is the future tense of would?

We have this in the past tense, simple past tense and then, in that past tense thought, we have some idea about the future and we use Would to express that idea about the future. Let’s look at some examples of this though. Here, I knew you would help me. … So we can use Would to talk about future but in the past.

Is Would you mind polite?

If you want to sound particularly polite, or if you think the answer may be negative, you can also use Would you mind + verb-ing as the preferred alternative to Could you…?

Could vs Can polite?

Can’ is used when there is nothing that would stop the thing from happening. When asking someone to do something, either word can be used, but ‘could’ is considered to be more polite.

Will and would together?

Absolutely yes. E.g. a sentence with would, could and will. If you would have been gracious enough to bring some sugar whilst coming; I could have made your favorite apple pies; which I will now make with the honey I have from yesterday.

What is a better word for would?

In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for would, like: will, might, should, could, ought-to, do, must, can, would-be, shall and you-d.



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