Rules to use the Modals – Would

By | September 4, 2015
“Would” is most commonly used to create conditional verb forms. It also serves as the past form of the modal verb “will.” Additionally, “would” can indicate repetition in the past. For more information on the grammar behind the modal verb “would,” visit the following tutorials: Conditional Tutorial,
Future in the Past, and Would Always .


If he were an actor, he would be in adventure movies.=>CONDITIONAL
I knew that she would be very successful in her career.=>Past of will
When they first met, they would always have picnics on the beach.=>REPETITION