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Would (1)

Postby SARDORBEK » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:20 pm

As far as I am aware, when "would" is used to refer to past habits or states,
we do not use it with state verbs. But in the "have + noun" collocations (expressions),
can I use:
e.g.
I would have a shower three times a day when I was younger.

instead of
I used to have a shower three times a day......
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Re: Would (1)

Postby Alan » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:51 am

'Have' here is dynamic, and so your sentence is correct.
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