Мы употребляем Would в следующих ситуациях:
Когда говорим о предположениях.
It would be nice to buy a new iPhone, but it's too expensive for me.
It would be very expensive to stay in a hotel.
I'd love to live by the sea.
"Shall I tell Chris what happened?" "No, I wouldn't say anything."
They helped us a lot. I don't know what we would have done without their help.
I didn't tell Sam what happened. He wouldn't have been pleased.
I would have phoned Helen, but I lost her number with my phone.
I would phone Helen if I didn't loose her number.
I would have phoned Helen if I hadn't lost her number.
If he got a good job he would make more money.
Когда мы говорим о прошлом.
Tom said he would phone me on Sunday.
I thought I would be late.
Ann promised that she wouldn't be late.
She shouldn't have been listening to our conversation. It was private.
I tried to warn him, but he wouldn't listen to me.
The car wouldn't start.
When we were young, we lived by the sea. In summer, even if the weather was not fine, we would all get up early and go for a swim.
Whenever Richard was angry, he would walk out of the room.
Whenever Richard was angry, he used to walk out of the room.
При вежливом обращении.
Would you please help us?
Would you carry this for me please?
Would you mind not telling him that?
Would you like to join us?
Would you like another drink?
I'd like that one please.
I would like you to say truth.
I'd like to go out from here.
I'd rather have that one.
I'd rather go out from here.
I would think that's the right answer.
It's very difficult I would imagine.