Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 21 Could and could have

Can we also use ‘could’ to make suggestions?
When do we use ‘could have’?

Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 21 Could and could have (1)

  • Could is not only the past form of can; it can be used to talk about possible actions now or in the future. Could is especially used to make suggestions.
  • We also use could when we don’t really mean what we say.
  • Sometimes could is used to mean would be able to.
  • We use could have for things that were possible but didn’t happen.

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