Verb(1) used to indicate possibility.(2) used in making polite requests.(3) used to indicate annoyance because of something that has not been done.(4) used to indicate a strong inclination to do something.
(1) He only saw the formula in its microscopic form and didn't realize that it could be macroscopic.(2) he irritates me so much that I could scream(3) There is also the possibility that it could be used to re-examine unsolved crimes.(4) He then asked her record company if he could duet with her and was rejected.(5) One possibility is that he could be sent abroad, but in practice this rarely happens.(6) It could force the service to be closed permanently.(7) they could have told me!(8) There will be a possibility that police could give advice to members of the public in the room.(9) He could have bowed out gracefully at any time and it looked like he might, but now this.(10) We had a letter to say they had not received the form and could I make a request for a new one.(11) I would go if I could afford it(12) Where did you find the information that you used to write it, and could you suggest a few books for me?(13) they could be right(14) could I use the phone?(15) It is not beyond the realm of possibility that a deal could have been struck.(16) They could well afford it, given the millions they rake in from the motoring public.
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you COULD barely even see the bride.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7
If I COULD do what Ramsay did to you
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 8
I COULD understand
why he and...
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 7
A stonemason who COULD read?
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 6
I COULD wrap up an order of mee krob
and a couple of lottery scratchers.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 16
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