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I’d travel first class if I could afford it.
What would happen if there was an earthquake?
If I’d known you were coming, I’d have got your room ready.
You wouldn’t recognize the place now – it’s changed so much.
It would be fun to have a beach party.
It’s no use talking to Henry – he wouldn’t understand.
Why would anyone want to kill Jerry?
Where would he have hidden the keys?
I could lend you some – would fifty pounds be enough?
‘Sylvia said it was your fault.’ ‘Well, Sylvia would say that, wouldn’t she?’
Would someone please help me move the piano?
Would you mind waiting outside?
Would it be all right if I used your phone?
I think David would like to see you alone.
‘Come and spend Christmas with us.’ ‘I’d love to, but I can’t.’
I’d go carefully if I were you.
It would be wise to discuss this with your bank manager.
I would imagine she’s at work.
I’d have thought they’d be grateful for your help.
Would that all questions were so easy to answer!
This is the British English definition of would. View American English definition of would.