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    Modal verbs/help

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    Modal verbs/help
    Message from praveen101 posted on 10-02-2017 at 09:01:07 (D | E | F)
    Hello,
    Could you help me please?
    What are the uses of the following modal verbs in sentences:
    1) will, will be, will have been, will have been past participle, will have been present participle
    2) would, would be, would have, would have had, would have been past part. would have been present participle
    3) can, can be, can have; may, may have; might, might have
    4) should be present participle, should have, should have been
    5) could family
    6) must be present participle, must have, must have been
    And more something like these which you can prefer us...please put brief explanations for them also
    A lot of thanks for your answers in advance!!

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    Edited by lucile83 on 10-02-2017 13:12


    Re: Modal verbs/help from gerondif, posted on 10-02-2017 at 13:01:39 (D | E)
    Hello.
    What a strange question! It is as if you were asking:
    What is the value of 2 in : 2, 12, 112, 122, etc
    They are various ways of conjugating a verb or an auxiliary verb.
    1) will, will be, will have been, will have been past participle, will have been present participle
    I will come. future
    I will be absent: future
    Why is he absent ? Oh, he will have been delayed !
    Why is he so dirty ? Oh, he must have been working ! He will have been working.



    Re: Modal verbs/help from cubin, posted on 15-02-2017 at 17:01:44 (D | E)
    Hello,
    As I know:
    must have + PP = used when you have a logical guess about a past event with a present evidence.
    should have + PP = used to express that you feel unsatisfied as things occured.

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    Edited by lucile83 on 15-02-2017 18:15



    Re: Modal verbs/help from praveen101, posted on 17-02-2017 at 05:38:23 (D | E)
    thank you both



    Re: Modal verbs/help from zilazila, posted on 06-03-2017 at 12:45:06 (D | E)
    Hello,
    You can find some good tests about Modal verbs on this site.
    The modal verbs include can, must, may, might, will, would, should. They are used with other verbs to express ability, obligation, possibility, and so on. Below is a list showing the most useful modals and their most common meanings:
    Modal Meaning Example
    can to express ability I can speak a little Russian.
    can to request permission Can I open the window?
    may to express possibility I may be home late.
    may to request permission May I sit down, please?
    must to express obligation I must go now.
    must to express strong belief She must be over 90 years old.
    should to give advice You should stop smoking.
    would to request or offer Would you like a cup of tea?
    would in if-sentences If I were you, I would say sorry.




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