What do you mean by Homographs?

What do you mean by Homographs?

A homograph (from the Greek: , homs, “same” and , grph, “write”) is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning. Words with the same writing and pronunciation (i.e. are both homographs and homophones) are considered homonyms.

Can an English word?

language note: Can is a modal verb. It is used with the base form of a verb. The form cannot is used in negative statements. The usual spoken form of cannot is can’t, pronounced (kɑːnt , US kænt ).

What does would mean?

past tense of will. 1 —used in auxiliary function to express plan or intentionsaid we would come. 2 : should knew I would enjoy the trip would be glad to know the answer. 3 —used in auxiliary function to express consent or choicewould put it off if he could.4 days ago

Where we use would?

We often use ‘would’ when we report a past conversation – that is, we say what someone said in the past. For example: I wasn’t hungry, so I said that I would just have an orange juice. It’s the same sentence that we saw with ‘will’, but changed to the past tense.

Can we use could for future?

We often use could to express possibility in the present and the future.4 days ago

Can have sentences?

Here are some more examples: I couldn’t have said it better myself. We could have left the party earlier. The girl was crying because she couldn’t find her parents. You could have stopped by the grocery store.

Can I have or can I get?

It may sound too informal but is correct. In many cases, the verbs ‘have’ and ‘get’ are interchangeable in meaning, but not in this one.

Can you please or could you please?

If taken literally, “Can you” is equivalent to asking the person if they’re capable of doing something. “Could you”, on the other hand, implies that the action can be completed under some circumstances by the person. The usage of can you is idiomatic, and hence, is more popular used phrase of the two.

Will and would use?

The main difference between will and would is that would can be used in the past tense but will cannot. Also, would is commonly used to refer to a future event that may occur under specific conditions, while will is used more generally to refer to future events.

Can you or will you?

May implies that you are asking for permission. Can implies that you are questioning somebody’s ability. Will implies that you are seeking an answer about the future.