Questions tagged with modal

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Modals and Tense
Is it true that modals (excepting 'will') are tenseless? That is, they don't give clear information about the tense (present ...
modal tense +1 vote, asked Dec 26 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Modal Auxiliary showing compulsion
1) You could pay eight times the going rate for a 'lightning call'. (Rewrite it using modal auxiliary showing compulsion.)
modal auxiliary +1 vote, asked Dec 14 '15 by Vladimir007
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About auxiliaries
hi there. I wonder if there are more other auxiliary verbs inaddition to that 23 common verbs. for example when ...
verb auxiliary modal 0 votes, asked Aug 31 '13 by iliabala
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Values of "would"
Here's the context (found it in a book): "The 7/7 bombings, as they came to be known, marked, symbolically at ...
modal would Usage repetition reported 0 votes, asked May 14 '13 by Benead G
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