Are these interchangeable:

I'll love to chat.

I'd love to chat.


I'll love to do it.

I'd love to do it.

Is "I'd" preferred over "I'll"? If yes, then why is that? Is there a specific reason for preferring "I'd" over "I'll", or is that just the way it is?


I'll = I will

I'd = I would

It's as simple as that. In your two examples, I'd is more natural. "I'm busy right now, but I'd love to chat if we could meet later." "OK, I'll be in the coffee bar at 10.30."

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“I would” refers either to something theoretical/uncertain:

I’d love to be a millionaire

I’d love to have coffee with you on Thursday

“I will” implies certainty:

I will love this movie because I liked all previous movies by this actor

But if you switch out the word “love” with something else it opens up more use cases. Let’s take a different example:

I will go the garden

I will be in the garden in the future

I would go to the garden

  • Theoretical, same as above.

  • I used to go to the garden (when speaking about events in the past):

When I was younger, I would go to the garden near my grandmother’s house and pick apples off the trees.

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