will or would?

Discuss statements or questions with modal verbs: may, might, can, could, should, would, will, ought to, must, etc.

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wassana
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will or would?

Post by wassana » Thu Dec 29, 2005 11:36 pm

Q: "Could you help your mother with that?"
A: "I will/ would do it in the afternoon."


I'm not sure what to use here, please help.

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Jason M. Ham
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Will for promises

Post by Jason M. Ham » Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:25 am

Use will in your example because you are making a promise to do something.
A: Could you please turn down the TV?
B: Sure, I'll turn it down right away.

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Post by wassana » Wed Jul 05, 2006 8:21 pm

I posted that question since last year :oops: . I did find the answer from other sources, but thank you for answering. BETTER LATE THAN NEVER :)

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