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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* wou’d (obsolete)

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English - Pronunciation

* (stressed) * (UK, US, Australia) IPA(key): /wʊd/ * Rhymes: -ʊd * (unstressed) * (UK, US, Australia) IPA(key): /wəd/, /əd/ * Homophones: wood

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WOULD * (heading) _As a past-tense form of will._ * (obsolete) Wished, desired (something). [9th-19thc.] * (archaic) Wanted to ( + bare infinitive). [from 9thc.] * 1852, James Murdock, trans. Johann Lorenz Mosheim, _Institutes of Ecclesiastical History_, II.7.iii: The Greeks, especially those who WOULD be thought adepts in mystic theology, ran after fantastic allegories […]. * Used to; was or were habitually accustomed to ( + bare infinitive); indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly. [from 9thc.] * 2009, "Soundtrack of my life", _The Guardian_, 15 March: When we were kids we WOULD sit by the radio with a tape recorder on a Sunday, listening out for the chart songs we wanted to have. * Used with bare infinitive to form the "anterior future", indicating a futurity relative to a past time. [from 9thc.] * 1867, Anthony Trollope, _Last Chronicle of Barset_, Ch.28: That her Lily should have been won and not worn, had been, and WOULD be, a trouble to her for ever. * 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_, chapter I: Thanks to that penny he had just spent so recklessly [on a newspaper] he WOULD pass a happy hour, taken, for once, out of his anxious, despondent, miserable self. It irritated him shrewdly to know that these moments of respite from carking care would not be shared with his poor wife, with careworn, troubled Ellen. * (archaic) Used with ellipsis of the infinitive verb, or postponement to a relative clause, in various senses. [from 9thc.] * 1724, Daniel Defoe, _Roxana_, Penguin p.107: He sat as one astonish'd, a good-while, looking at me, without speaking a Word, till I came quite up to him, kneel'd on one Knee to him, and almost whether he WOULD or no, kiss'd his Hand […]. * 1846, "A New Sentimental Journey", _Blackwoods Magazine_, vol.LX, no.372: If I could fly, I WOULD away to those realms of light and warmth – far, far away in the southern clime […]. * Was determined to; loosely, could naturally have been expected to (given the tendencies of someone's character etc.). [from 18thc.] * 1835, Charles Dickens, _Sketches by Boz_, V: Then he took to breeding silk-worms, which he _WOULD_ bring in two or three times a day, in little paper boxes, to show the old lady […]. * 2009, "Is the era of free news over?", _The Observer_, 10 May: The free access model, the media magnate said last week, was "malfunctioning". Well he WOULD, wouldn't he? * (heading) _As a modal verb, the subjunctive of will._ * Used to give a conditional or potential "softening" to the present; might, might wish. [from 9thc.] * 2008, Mark Cocker, "Country Diary", _The Guardian_, 3 November: It's a piece of old folklore for which I WOULD love to find hard proof. * Used as the auxiliary of the simple conditional modality (with a bare infinitive); indicating an action or state that is conditional on another. [from 9thc.] * 2010, _The Guardian_, 26 February: Warnock admitted it WOULD be the ideal scenario if he received a Carling Cup winners' medal as well as an England call-up […]. * (chiefly archaic) Might wish ( + verb in past subjunctive); often used (with or without _that_) in the sense of "if only". [from 13thc.] * 1859, John Bunyan, _The Pilgrim's Progress_, I presently wished, WOULD that I had been in their clothes! WOULD that I had been born Peter! WOULD that I had been born John! * 1868, Sir Walter Scott, _Ivanhoe_, Ch.23: I WOULD she had retained her original haughtiness of disposition, or that I had a larger share of Front-de-Bœuf's thrice-tempered hardness of heart! * Used to impart a sense of hesitancy or uncertainty to

would

  1. (heading) As a past-tense form of will.
    1. (obsolete) Wished, desired (something). [9th-19thc.]
    2. (archaic) Wanted to ( + bare infinitive). [from 9thc.]
    3. Used to; was or were habitually accustomed to ( + bare infinitive); indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly. [from 9thc.]
    4. Used with bare infinitive to form the "anterior future", indicating a futurity relative to a past time. [from 9thc.]
    5. (archaic) Used with ellipsis of the infinitive verb, or postponement to a relative clause, in various senses. [from 9thc.]
    6. Was determined to; loosely, could naturally have been expected to (given the tendencies of someone's character etc.). [from 18thc.]
  2. (heading) As a modal verb, the subjunctive of will.
    1. Used to give a conditional or potential "softening" to the present; might, might wish. [from 9thc.]
    2. Used as the auxiliary of the simple conditional modality (with a bare infinitive); indicating an action or state that is conditional on another. [from 9thc.]
    3. (chiefly archaic) Might wish ( + verb in past subjunctive); often used (with or without that) in the sense of "if only". [from 13thc.]
    4. Used to impart a sense of hesitancy or uncertainty to
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* could * should * Appendix:English tag questions * MODAL VERBS on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia:Modal verbs


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