Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. We often use them to avoid repeating the nouns that they refer to. Pronouns have different forms for the different ways we use them. 

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Thanks a lot

Sir,
As you said, "He goes to the shop every
morning, shows habitual behaviour."
and "He will go to the shop every morning,
shows this is what I expect based on what I
know."

Then I think the same applies for the situation
below.
He went to the shop every morning. (Habitual
action)
He would go to the shop every morning. (This is
what I expect based on what I know) Right ?

Hi SonuKumar,

Both of your sentences refer to habitual past actions. 'would' isn't used to refer to past expected actions but rather for past repeated actions. You can read more about this use of 'would' on our Past habits page.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Sir,
Then How do we discribe past excpected event
Which happend daily, but we are not sure and
we have not seen them happening ?
Take an example from my last comment which
was "He went to the shop every morning" but
I'm not sure because I have not seen it
happening in front of my eyes.

Hi SonuKumar,

As far as I am aware, there is no way to indicate this grammatically in English. But you could say something like 'As far as I know, he went to the shop every morning' or 'I didn't see him do it every day, but I believe he went to the shop every morning.' If you didn't see it yourself but someone else told you, the word 'apparently' is a good way to indicate this: 'Apparently, he went to the shop every morning.'

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello!
I am so confused whether I have to use above or over JUST to say in a higher postition . please explain it . and do we really use above for things on the same flat plane? And If so, why don't we use over? Cause it means directly above .
Please tell me when they're interchangeable and give exactly the same meaning and when they aren't .

Hi uchiha itache,

In general, 'above' is used to speak about a higher level, though it's important to know what specific context or contexts you have in mind.

I don't see how one object could be 'above' or 'over' another if they are both on the same flat plane – could you give a specific example? The proximity of one object to the other is also an important factor.

In any case, I'd recommend look at this Cambridge Dictionary entry on just this question. If you have any further questions, you're welcome to ask them but please provide a specific sentence in context.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

For example, if there's a sign above a door (both the sign and the door are on the same plane ) some people say I should use above and others say I could use both . so are both right in this case? And if I am talking about two buildings which are close to each other. Do I say that one of them stood over the other or above?

Hi uchiha itache,

It's interesting, because I wouldn't have said that the door and the sign are on the same plane, as I'd say the door stands on a plane that is on the ground and the sign sits on top of another plane, parallel to the ground, that is higher. But what you say also makes equal sense to me – I'm just reporting my first thought.

I would say that both 'above' and 'over' could be used to refer to the sign, though I'd probably say 'above' before 'over'. I'm not completely sure about this, but I'd say that in general if you're referring to two objects and want to describe the one that is higher, 'above' is probably going to be the best choice in most contexts.

If you said one building is 'above' or 'over' another one, it would imply that they are stacked on top of each other, not next to each other. I'd say the first one is taller (or 'stands taller') than the second one. 

I hope this helps.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks a million. It really helped

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