- Is could you please rude?
- Can and could grammar?
- Can I ask you or may I ask you?
- Which is or that is?
- How do I ask for permission?
- Would you or will you?
- Could you vs Could you please?
- Would you or will you marry me?
- Is can I use the bathroom grammatically correct?
- When I use should or must?
- Where is could used?
- Can we use would for future?
- Would and will in the same sentence?
- Could you please vs Would you please?
- Which is more polite can you or could you?
- When to use can you or will you?
- Is it May you or can you?
- Why we use would instead of Will?
Is could you please rude?
First of all, “could you please” sounds more polite and less rude.
When we say “Can you please…”, the question actually asks the subject whether they are capable of doing something.
On the contrary, “Could you please…” is a request which may be granted by the subject under favourable circumstances..
Can and could grammar?
Can, like could and would, is used to ask a polite question, but can is only used to ask permission to do or say something (“Can I borrow your car?” “Can I get you something to drink?”). Could is the past tense of can, but it also has uses apart from that–and that is where the confusion lies.
Can I ask you or may I ask you?
May I ask you a question? Asking for permission. In addition, “may” version is more polite than the “can” version. Realistically speaking, both ask for permission and neither is offensive, but yes, “may” is still more polite than “can.”
Which is or that is?
The clause that comes after the word “which” or “that” is the determining factor in deciding which one to use. If the clause is absolutely pertinent to the meaning of the sentence, you use “that.” If you could drop the clause and leave the meaning of the sentence intact, use “which.”
How do I ask for permission?
Asking for permissioncould is more formal and polite than can:may is another more formal and polite way of asking for permission:may is a more formal and polite way of giving permission:may is a more formal and polite way of saying that someone has permission:
Would you or will you?
Would: How They’re Different (and How to Use Each) The main difference between will and would is that would can be used in the past tense but will cannot. Also, would is commonly used to refer to a future event that may occur under specific conditions, while will is used more generally to refer to future events.
Could you vs Could you please?
We also use ‘could’ to ask permission; it is more polite or formal than ‘can’. Changing the word order to “could you please” is no more or less polite – it’s a matter of style. whether requests starting with “Please can/could you…” render the same degree of politeness as those that start with “Could you please…”.
Would you or will you marry me?
“Will you marry me?” is a direct invitation. The speaker is asking about the will, the wishes, of the other person. “Would you marry me?” is less direct, and extra polite for this situation. It really means, “Would you marry me, if you should find me acceptable?”
Is can I use the bathroom grammatically correct?
So while yes, asking “may I go to the bathroom?” is asking for permission, asking the “can” question is actually referring to “are the conditions of me being able to the bathroom met?” which includes but is not exclusive just having permission. …
When I use should or must?
We use have to / must / should + infinitive to talk about obligation, things that are necessary to do, or to give advice about things that are a good idea to do. Must and have to are both used for obligation and are often quite similar. They are both followed by the infinitive. I must go now. / I have to go now.
Where is could used?
Could: “Could” is used to express possibility. Something that could happen is not necessarily something that must happen. Could does not express desire or opinion. It is simply used to state one or more things that are possible (even if they are unlikely) or were possible in the past (even if they didn’t happen).
Can we use would for future?
Like Simple Future, Future in the Past has two different forms in English: “would” and “was going to.” Although the two forms can sometimes be used interchangeably, they often express two different meanings. Examples: … So, to answer your question, use would for any unreal future situation.
Would and will in the same sentence?
The word would does not have a tense, but will is always future tense. Because of this, it is necessary to change got to get , which is future tense. Your second example is perfectly normal: there is no connection between the uses of will and would in the two clauses.
Could you please vs Would you please?
Or, could you please close the door? A. I don’t see much difference. But I would suppose that “would” is more polite, because it expresses the idea of probability, and of willingness, and of the desire that something be done, whereas “could” is more in the realm of ability (yes I can).
Which is more polite can you or could you?
To answer the question: “could” definitely sounds slightly more polite than “can” to a native speaker since it is less direct and more deferential as a result. “Could” is a form of “can”, so both are technically asking “are you able to…”. This is not the difference between the two.
When to use can you or will you?
Permissionasking for permissionformal/polite?giving permissionCan I ask you a question?informalYes, you can. Yes, you may. Yes, you could.Could I use your phone?more formal/politeMay I use your phone?even more formal/politeSep 23, 2020
Is it May you or can you?
May is the more formal word, and if you are at all concerned about being tut-tutted, a safe choice. Can is now the verb of choice for ability, and both can and may are still used in the “possibility” sense. You may use can if you wish, and you can use may if it makes you feel better.
Why we use would instead of Will?
would is the past tense form of will. Because it is a past tense, it is used: to talk about the past. to talk about hypotheses (when we imagine something)