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Peter M's picture
30 July, 2020 - 07:07
Hi patph0510, The phrase '...in order that the child shoud be...' means the same as '...so that the child would be...' This use of should is very formal and rather archaic. It is highly unusual in...
Peter M's picture
30 July, 2020 - 07:07
Hello Allate, When suggests that finishing is certain; it is only a question of time. If suggests that the speaker does not know whether or not they will finish; it is possible that they will not...
Peter M's picture
30 July, 2020 - 07:07
Hello cms10, 1. Yes, I think that's generally correct, though of course the context of any particular utterance is important. Will tends to imply a high degree of conviction, whether that is in the...