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We could still win – the game isn’t over yet.
In a situation like this, anything could happen.
You could easily get lost in the dark.
You could come and stay with us.
You could always sell the cottage if you need some extra cash.
How could you be so cruel!
They could at least have said they were sorry.
The two brothers couldn’t be more different (=they are very different).
I was so nervous, but she couldn’t have been nicer to me.
I couldn’t wish for a better husband.
We got fantastic support – we couldn’t have asked for more.
This is the American English definition of could. View British English definition of could.
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