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Foirm de will » is ea would

would

modal verb
phrases
1 modal verb expressing the case in set circumstancesI would do it if I had the time dhéanfainn é dá mbeadh an t-am agamwho ever would have thought of it? cé a chuimhneodh riamh air?who would have believed it? cé a chreidfeadh é?that would be great bheadh sé sin go hiontach, b'iontach é sinI wouldn't recognise him ní aithneoinn éwhat good would that do? cén mhaitheas a dhéanfadh sé sin?, cén mhaith a dhéanfadh sé sin?if you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? dá bhféadfá dul áit ar bith ar domhan, cá rachfá? 2 modal verb expressing opinion etc, at point in the pastI never thought it would succeed níor shíl mé riamh go n-éireodh leishe said he wouldn't have done it had he known dúirt sé nach ndéanfadh sé é dá mbeadh a fhios aige
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3 modal verb expressing intention etc, at point in pastshe said she'd come with me dúirt sí go dtiocfadh sí liomthey decided they'd build a house chinn siad go dtógfaidís teach, shocraigh siad ar theach a thógáilyou promised you'd call me gheall tú go nglaofá orm 4 modal verb expressing willingness I'd go anywhere to see a game rachainn áit ar bith le cluiche a fheiceáil, bheinn sásta dul aon áit chun cluiche a fheiceáilI've been trying to tell you but you wouldn't listen bhí mé ag iarraidh a rá leat ach ní éistfeá liomhe agreed that he'd make a contribution d'aontaigh sé go dtabharfadh sé síntiús 5 modal verb lessen certainty of statement, opinionI've been foolish but I wouldn't change anything bhí mé amaideach ach ní athróinn dadayou'd think he'd have more sense cheapfá gur mhó an chiall a bheadh aige, shílfeá go mbeadh níos mó céille aige 6 modal verb expressing past malfunctionthe car wouldn't start ní thosódh an carr 7 modal verb expressing past practice, habit
► (verb in continuous past)
she'd go out walking every morning théadh sí amach ag siúl gach maidin, ba ghnách léi dul amach ag siúl gach maidinthe shop would only open two nights a week ní osclaítí an siopa ach dhá oíche sa tseachtain, níor ghnách leis an siopa bheith ar oscailt ach dhá oíche sa tseachtainsome would get up early d'éiríodh cuid acu go moch, bhíodh cuid acu ina suí go luath
8 modal verb expressing what happened after past reference point
► (verb in past tense)
after leaving college she would go on to be a teacher tar éis di an coláiste a fhágáil, chuaigh sí leis an múinteoireacht; i ndiaidh í an coláiste a fhágáil, rinneadh múinteoir dithis was the routine we'd get used to ba é sin an gnáthamh a ndeachamar i dtaithí air
9 modal verb expressing conditional, hypothetical circumstancesif I won the lottery, I'd buy a huge house dá mbuafainn an crannchur, cheannóinn teach ollmhórI wouldn't be surprised if they left ní chuirfeadh sé iontas orm dá n-imeoidís, ní chuirfeadh sé iontas orm iad imeachthe wouldn't have lasted the pace anyway ní fhéadfadh sé an luas a sheasamh pé scéal é 10 modal verb expressing your feelingsif you have photos it'd be nice to see them má tá grianghraif agat ba dheas iad a fheiceáilI wish he'd shut up nach trua nach n-éistfeadh sé a bhéal, is mairg nach ndúnfadh sé a chlabif you'd prefer to send us an email, please do so dá mb'fhearr leat r-phost a chur chugainn, déan amhlaidh agus fáilteshe wouldn't have wanted that níorbh in a bheadh uaithi, ní sin an rud a bheadh sí a iarraidh 11 modal verb expressing offer, invitationwould you care for a drink? ar mhaith leat deoch?, an mbeidh deoch agat?would you like to have a go on my bike? ar mhaith leat geábh ar mo rothar?, an bhfuil tú ag iarraidh seal a bheith agat ar mo rothar? 12 modal verb making polite requestwould you help me lift this? an gcuideofá liom é seo a thógáil?, ar mhiste leat cabhrú liom é seo a ardú?would you put on the kettle, please? ar mhiste leat an citeal a chur síos, más é do thoil é?; cuir síos an citeal, le do thoilwould it be all right to visit him? an mbeadh sé ceart go leor cuairt a thabhairt air? 13 modal verb expressing adviceI wouldn't open that door ní osclóinn an doras sin, mholfainn duit gan an doras sin a oscailt
phrases

would that

literary would that I had a million euro nár mhéanar milliún euro a bheith agam, nár bhreá an rud é milliún euro a bheith agamwould that I had your sense nach é an trua é nach bhfuilim chomh ciallmhar leatsa

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