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margo16

Senior Member
germany,german
I could finish the project tomorrow.
I can finish the project tomorrow.

Both sentences are grammatically correct but 'could' expresses a greater degree of doubt, right?
 
  • CarolSueC

    Senior Member
    USA--English
    Correct. Also, "I could finish" implies "if I want to do so." "I can" indicates it is possible and I intend to finish.
     
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