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List of modal verb and its uses
Can, could, had better, may, might, must, ought, shall, should, will, would.
1- Modal don't take a final -s, even when the subject is she, he, or it
she can do it.
2- Modal are followed immediately by the simple form of a verb..
Correct: She can do it.
Incorrect: She can
do it./ she can
it./ she can
3- The only exception is ought, which is folowed by an infinitive( to + the simple form of a verb)
Correct: He ought to go to the meeting.
Phrasal Modals. Pharasal modals are common expresion whose meanings are similar to those of some of the modal auxiliaries.
Be able to
Be going to
is similar to
Be able to do
Be going to do
Be supposed to do
Have to do
Have got to do