I am so confused because I see lots of 1st and 2nd conditional mixed sentences.(or maybe it not)
There is an example in music video called "Queen of Mean".
If you say “did not let go” instead of “wouldn't let go”, what is the difference in meaning or nuance?
For example, the explanation in the grammar book I have is as follows.
The car won’t start. (= ...
I have been told that modal 'would' can be used to express 'vagueness'. Its usage has been linked below but I'm not fully convinced because I don't know in what kind of context it would be appropriate ...
I am reading a newspaper, and I've encountered the sentence that I can't understand.
That is "would go back".
I think " I would go back" means "If I return to the past". But the sentence in below is ...
How can / could you say such a thing?
How can / could you do this to me?
How can / could I work with all this noise going on?
How can / could this be?
How can / could I possibly refuse such a charming ...
First, I understood that "you could have" = "you should do that in the past"
"You could have done better on your exam."
But, in these sentences, I see that it means "you shouldn't do that in the ...