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modal verb
  1. 1
    used for talking about what is right, sensible, or correct
    1. a.
      used for saying or asking about the right or sensible thing to do or the right way to behave

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    2. b.
      used for saying what is correct, especially when the situation is different from this

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  2. 2
    used when you have strong reasons for believing or expecting something

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  3. 3
    used after "if" or instead of "if" for describing a situation that may possibly happen

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  4. 4
    used for saying what someone thinks is important

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  5. 5
    used for saying what someone decides, suggests, or orders

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  6. 6
    used for describing a fact or event that someone has a particular feeling or opinion about

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  7. 7
    formal used for saying what the purpose of an action is

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  8. 8
    British used for making polite requests or statements about what you prefer

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  9. 9
    British used for saying what you would do or how you would feel in a situation that you imagine

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  10. 10
    British used about a situation in the past when you said or knew what you would do or what would happen

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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