In the link below, at 2:51, what does the following mean and why did Ross say "Would"?

Ross: You can see where he'd have trouble!

This is my conclusion: I think WOULD is used in a hypothetical condition. Can we rephrase it this way? "If your father didn't understand that metaphor, then you can see he would have trouble understanding you."


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    You've answered your own question.
    – Kaique
    Jun 2 '19 at 14:17
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    @TaylorSpark because they weren't sure if they were correct and were asking for confirmation.
    – WendyG
    Jun 5 '19 at 10:45

It's a contraction of "he would". They are therefore equivalent.


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