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Please choose the correct form of "Can" or "Could" to make a meaningful sentence.
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1. She _____ (rent) this flat. She earns enough money now.
2. That house was in a bad state. I ____ (smell) the bad moisture.
3. A microwave _____ (wash) the dishes.
4. I _____ (clean) the house yesterday because I was ill.
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5. Could is used to express abilities.
6. Could is used to express with verbs of senses (smell, taste, see, hear, touch…) and mental processes (think, believe, remember, understand…).
7. We use could to give or refuse permission.
8. Could is used to express disapproval.
9. Can is the past form of the modal verb could. These are types of modal auxiliary verbs used to express the idea of ability or permission.
10. Could is used to express polite requests.
11. Could is used to express polite offers.
12. Could is the past, less direct and more polite form of can and it has almost the same usage, but it can refer to the past. Also, it is used to express disapproval, and with the verbs of senses and mental processes. We can use could in present to be more polite.
13. Could is used to express possibilities.
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14. Which is the correct sentence? (Interrogative - Polite requests)
15. Which is the correct sentence? (Negative - Possibilities)
16. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word in the correct form.
can | could | Could
She sing very well.
I cook very well when I wanted to.
I help you?
You visit this place.
I buy this car when I have more money.
17. Which is the correct sentence? (Affirmative - Abilities)
18. Which is the correct sentence? (Interrogative - polite offers)
19. Which is the correct sentence? (Interrogative - Disapproval)
20. Which is the correct sentence? (Interrogative - With verbs of senses)