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modal verb
  1. 2
    used for asking for or giving permission
    1. a.
      spoken used for very politely asking permission to do something

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    2. b.
      formal if someone said in the past that you might do something, they gave you permission to do it

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  2. 5
    spoken used for saying that someone did something in order to achieve a particular purpose

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  3. 6
    used for talking about the way in which someone remembers or thinks of a situation

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