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Can Vs Could

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Can Vs Could

Post by Brahman » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:39 am

Dear teachers,

In the following sentence, which is the correct modal verb? It will be helpful if you could explain to me your choice.

1. If you are still free tomorrow, I can/could meet you.

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Re: Can Vs Could

Post by Alan » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:17 am

Both possible. "Could" simply suggests a possibility rather an actual ability.