Every morning we would walk in the garden.
An example of would is when you might get a good grade if you study.
An example of would is when you ask someone to pass the carrots.
An example of would is when you tell someone that your action in rain is to bring an umbrella.
She said she would meet us at the corner.
Would you please open the window?
He would seem to be getting better.
I wish you would stay.
He would write if he knew you would answer; I wouldn't do that for any amount of money.
If I had enough money, I would buy a car. We would have gone to the beach, had the weather been good.
That would be Steve at the door.
Would you go with me?
Would that she were here.
She said she would be finished before six, in those days we would talk for hours on end.
- (chiefly archaic) Might wish (+ verb in past subjunctive); often used (with or without that) in the sense of "if only". [from 13th c.].
- Used interrogatively to express a polite request; are (you) willing to...? [from 15th c.].Would you pass the salt, please?.
Would that we had gone with you!