The Word is:”would”


modal verb: would; modal verb: wouldst

    1.past of will1, in various senses.

  • “he said he would be away for a couple of days”

  • 2. (expressing the conditional mood) indicating the consequence of an imagined event or situation.

    “he would lose his job if he were identified”

  • used to give advice.
  • “I wouldn’t drink that if I were you”

    3.expressing a desire or inclination.

    “I would love to work in America”

    4. expressing a polite request.

    “would you pour the wine, please?”

  • expressing willingness or consent.
  • “who would live here?”

    5. expressing a conjecture, opinion, or hope.

    “I would imagine that they’re home by now”


    used to make a comment about behaviour that is typical.
    “they would say that, wouldn’t they?”

    7. literary

  • expressing a wish or regret.
    “would that he had lived to finish it”

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