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modal verb
  1. 1
    used for talking about what is right, sensible, or correct
  2. 3
    used after 'if' or instead of 'if' for describing a situation that may possibly happen

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  3. 4
    used for saying what someone thinks is important

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  4. 6
    British used for making polite requests or statements about what you prefer

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  5. 7
    British used for saying what you would do or how you would feel in a situation that you imagine

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  6. 8
    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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  7. 9
    formal used for saying what the purpose of an action is

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  8. 10
    used for saying what someone decides, suggests, or orders

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solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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