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modal verb
  1. 1
    used for talking about what was going to happen in the past
  2. 4
    used for saying what someone used to do in the past

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  3. 7
    spoken used when making a polite offer or invitation

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  4. 8
    to be willing
    1. a.
      used when you think someone is willing to do something

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  5. 9
    used for politely saying what someone wants to do or wishes they could do

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