Can someone help me with this?
Can someone help me with this?
You can use this phrase to describe helping someone to do a certain activity. I help my grandma with her garden. He needs someone to help him with all these reports. Notice that “garden” and “all these reports” are both noun phrases.
Is it OK to answer a question with a question?
Not rude, but usually manipulative and evasive, which is worse than rude. Exceptions occur when you are asking for clarification of the question or trying to point out with another question that the original question is too personal to answer.
How do you ask about someone situation?
It is better to express interest in the person’s well-being by starting with one of the following statements:
- I hope all is well.
- I hope all is well with you.
- I hope this message finds you well.
- I hope things are going well for you.
Could or can you please?
“Could” is the polite form of “can”—so both are correct, but we use them in different situations. We use “can” when we are telling someone to do something. We use “could” when we are making a request. Teacher to students: “Can you please be quiet!”
How could you or how can you?
2 Answers. Can is the present tense, could is the past conditional. Depends on how precise you want to be. The infinitive of this orrid verb is “to be able to”.
Is could you please a question?
Question marks should not follow questions that are disguised requests: “Could you please close the door on your way out.” (In writing, such requests are best rendered more concisely: “Please close the door on your way out.”)
Would you or could you?
The most proper way to use these words is to use “could” if you’re not sure if the person is able to do something. If you know the person is capable of doing what is asked, then it’s better to use “would”.
Can you or will you?
May implies that you are asking for permission. Can implies that you are questioning somebody’s ability. Will implies that you are seeking an answer about the future.
Could you or can you more polite?
To answer the question: “could” definitely sounds slightly more polite than “can” to a native speaker since it is less direct and more deferential as a result. “Could” is a form of “can”, so both are technically asking “are you able to…”. This is not the difference between the two.
Can and could sentences?
‘can’ and ‘could’
- They could come by car. (= Maybe they will come by car.)
- It can be very cold here in winter. (= It is sometimes very cold here in winter.)
- That can’t be true. You cannot be serious.
- It’s ten o’clock.
- It could be very cold there in winter.
- They know the way here.
- She can speak several languages.
- I can see you.
When use can and could?
Can, like could and would, is used to ask a polite question, but can is only used to ask permission to do or say something (“Can I borrow your car?” “Can I get you something to drink?”). Could is the past tense of can, but it also has uses apart from that–and that is where the confusion lies.
Where is could used?
“Could” is a modal verb used to express possibility or past ability as well as to make suggestions and requests. “Could” is also commonly used in conditional sentences as the conditional form of “can.” Examples: Extreme rain could cause the river to flood the city.
Can I use could for future?
We often use could to express possibility in the present and the future..
Can we use can and able together?
This may be common in Indian English. However, it’s certainly not accepted as Standard English because, as you say, can and be able to have the same meaning. Because able to isn’t a verb but part of an adjectival phrase, it requires a verb; but as it’s adjectival that verb is be, not can.
How can we use able to in English?
We use be able to to express ability. “Able” is an adjective meaning: having the power, skill or means to do something. If we say “I am able to swim”, it is like saying “I can swim”. We sometimes use be able to instead of “can” or “could” for ability.
What does can mean?
Will and would use?
Will and would are verbs, and each can be used many different ways. Will can be a present tense verb that means to cause something to happen through force of desire. Would is a past tense form of will. It is also a conditional verb that indicates an action that would happen under certain conditions.
Which is correct would be or will be?
Will describes an action that is expected to take place in the future. It expresses certainty. Would describes something that was in the future at the time of the original action, but is no longer in the future now.
What is a better word for would?
In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for would, like: will, should, could, might, do, ought-to, must, you-d, would-be, may and shall.
How can I use would in a sentence?
We also use would have in conditionals to talk about something that did not happen in the past: If it had been a little warmer, we would have gone for a swim. He would have been very angry if he had seen you.
What is should ve?
Should’ve or should have is defined as something that would have been beneficial to do. An example of should’ve is realizing that wearing elbow pads would have been a good idea after you’ve fallen off a bike. verb.
Would you have pp grammar?
Could have, should have, would have. These past modal verbs are all used hypothetically, to talk about things that didn’t really happen in the past. 1: Could have + past participle means that something was possible in the past, or you had the ability to do something in the past, but that you didn’t do it.
Will you have PP?
The Future Perfect Formula The formula for the future perfect tense is pretty simple: will have + [past participle]. It doesn’t matter if the subject of your sentence is singular or plural.
Would had been?
Would have been expresses an imaginary situation, talking about something that did not happen, using the present perfect simple tense. This is called a past conditional. It usually talks about an imaginary result followed by the action in the past which would have created that scenario.
Would should/could practice?
Should would could are modals, therefore they are followed by the base form of the verb .
- Should conveys an idea of advice, reproach, supposition .
- Would is used to form the conditional, to describe a past habit and in the ‘ future in the past ‘construction.
- Could denotes possibility, past capability.
Could should Would grammar?
Just remember that could is used to talk about something that can happen, would is used to talk about something that will happen in an imagined situation, and should is used to talk about something that ought to happen or must happen.
How do you express willingness?
We can use will to say that someone is willing to do something: Mike is a nice person; he will always help you if you need him. We can use will not / won’t to express an unwillingness to do something: There is no point in talking to him – he won’t listen. My car won’t start – I’ll have to take the bus.
When we can use would?
‘will’ and ‘would’
- We use will:
- would is the past tense form of will.
- We use will to express beliefs about the present or future:
- We use would as the past of will, to describe past beliefs about the future:
- We use would as the past tense of will:
- We use I will or We will to make promises and offers:
How can someone or how could someone?
1 —used to show that one thinks that someone has done or said something shocking or wrong “We don’t need his help anyway.” “How can you say that?!”How could she just walk away from her children like that? 2 —used to express doubt that something will happen, is possible, etc.
What does How could you mean?
(spoken) used to show that you strongly disapprove of somebody’s behaviour or are very surprised by it: Ben! How could you? After all they’ve done for us!
to be able to; have the ability, power, or skill to: She can solve the problem easily, I’m sure. to know how to: He can play chess, although he’s not particularly good at it. to have the power or means to: A dictator can impose his will on the people.
What does How come mean?
‘the phrase means more than just “why”.’ Indeed. In contrast to “why”, which can mean “for what reason”, “how come” means more specifically “from what cause”. –
Why come or how come?
The phrase “how come” is short for an older phrase “how come you by this notion?”; synonymous with “how do you arrive at this conclusion?”. All of this can and has been shortened to “how come”, which generally means “what is the reason”, which in turn is synonymous with “why”.
Is it correct to say how come?
‘How come’ is more informal than ‘why’ “How come” is considered to be more informal than “why.” The OED labels it as colloquial, and you’re more likely to see it on Twitter than in a corporate annual report.
Who comes or who come?
When the noun is singular, we conjugate with comes; when the noun is plural, we conjugate with come. Every Wednesday, five of my friends come over – Jane comes with Harry, but David and Betsy come with Linda.
What the difference between Come and came?
“Come” is (simple) present tense. Use it when you are talking about a habit, e.g., “She always comes to my house on Friday nights.” “Came” is (simple) past tense. In the infinitive you have the verb, “to come.” The present tense is, “I come” adding an “s” for he, she and it. “Came” is the simple past tense.
What is the difference between come and coming?
is that coming is the act of arriving; an arrival while comes is (music) the answer to the theme, or dux, in a fugue.
How do you use come in a sentence?
Comes-to sentence example
- I don’t care if he comes to me.
- I hope to God it never comes to that.
- Once in a while, I’m off duty and a call comes to someone else but I think the tipster person maybe knows my hours, ’cause it’s rare another girl has to answer.
How do you use come off in a sentence?
- If you keep rubbing, the paint will come off.
- Come off the motorway at junction 6.
- Come off it, tell the truth!
- One of the pedals has come off my bicycle.
- His hair began to come off.
- Don’t pull so hard or the handle will come off.
- The tail won’t come off the toy plane; it is fixed on with nails.
What type of verb is come?
Conjugation of ‘Come’
|Base Form (Infinitive):||Come|
|3rd Person Singular:||Comes|
What does coming mean sexually?
An orgasm is a feeling of intense pleasure that happens during sexual activity. It’s sometimes called coming or climaxing. Most people can have orgasms.
What type of word is comes?
verb (used without object), came, come, com·ing. to approach or move toward a particular person or place:Come here.
What is 1st form 2nd form and 3rd form?
1st form = base form, 2nd form = past form, 3rd form = Past Participle Form, s /es/ ies form, Ing form.
What is 1st 2nd and 3rd form of verb?
(Base) 1st. (Past) 2nd. (Past Participle) 3rd.
What are the two main verbs?
As you can see from that definition, there are two main categories of verbs: action verbs and state of being verbs (also known as linking verbs). Because action verbs and linking verbs are strong enough to be used in sentences all by themselves, they are called main verbs. But wait!
What type of verb is want?
What type of verb is remember?
[transitive, intransitive] to bring back to your mind a fact, piece of information, etc. that you knew remember (something) I’m sorry—I can’t remember your name.