Italian translation of 'would'
modal verb(conditional) of will1
- (conditional tense)
she would come
verrebbeif you asked him he would do it
se tu glielo chiedessi lo farebbehe would have come
sarebbe venutoif you had asked him he would have done it
se tu gliel'avessi chiesto l'avrebbe fattoyou'd think she had enough to worry about
si direbbe che abbia già abbastanza preoccupazioni
- (in indirect speech)
I said I would do it
ho detto che l'avrei fatto
you WOULD be the one to forget!
è proprio da te dimenticartelo!it WOULD have to snow today!
doveva proprio nevicare oggi!you WOULD say that, wouldn't you!
e ti pareva! sapevo che avresti detto così!
she wouldn't behave
ha continuato a comportarsi maleI told her not to but she would do it
le avevo detto di non farlo ma lei l'ha voluto fare a tutti i costi
what would this be?
questo cosa sarebbe?it would have been about midnight
sarà stato verso mezzanotteit would seem so
sembrerebbe proprio di sì
what would you have me do?
cosa desideri che faccia?would (that) it were not so! (old-fashioned, literary)
magari non fosse così!
- (in offers, invitations, requests)
would you ask him to come in?
lo faccia entrare per cortesiawould you care for some tea?
gradiresti del tè?would you close the door, please
chiuda la porta per favorewould you like a biscuit?
gradisce un biscotto?
he would go there on Mondays
ci andava il lunedìhe would paint it each year
era solito dipingerlo ogni anno
Example Sentences Including 'would'
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I think we both realized at last that before long the lights of our accustomed world would have faded behind us.THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
And it would do something else.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I would use eBay to buy furniture.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
She has said that she would like to see annual binding votes on pay packages.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The company said that the additional information would be used along with existing 3D seismic data to look at possible opportunities in the field.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What exactly that better world would look like must be settled by future generations, when the possibilities and new problems become clearer.NATO&apos;s Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)
Does that sound like something you would enjoy?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I can't think of a single reason why you wouldn't use an online agent.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I would like to see it totally carbon fibre.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If she wanted to do something, she would just wait until you let her do it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She would know something about that.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Sometimes he would put down something he had already done simply for the pleasure of ticking it off.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The government won an agreement that only funds contributed by the eurozone countries would be used.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They would also like to get rid of their steep staircase.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Was it a surprise that something like this would occur during the course of the credit crunch?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We have about 10,000 to spend and would consider something up to three years old.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We knew something would go wrong.The Sun (2016)
It looked like he would notch another treble against the Cherries here after his early brace.The Sun (2016)
The step up in trip was something we hoped would suit him and the feather weight also played its part.The Sun (2014)
I would rather use alternative medicine than anything else.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And they claimed explosive devices which cannot be detected by security scans would be used.The Sun (2010)
I would really like to see him back.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The income would flow back over 20 years and would be used to repay the loan.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was no way I would continue like that.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet only the most harsh would not concede something to the consistency with which they have clung to their cause for so long.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And the longer the suffering went on, the more likely it was that something would snap.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Figures like these would have sent the pound tumbling.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They left the windmills alone - and told the villagers that the first person to use one would be killed.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They would do something similar on crime policy.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Is there anything else you would like us to know that would help us be of service to you?Christianity Today (2000)
For years thereafter this incident would be used by critics as a reminder of what could happen if public employees were given the right to strike.Human Resource Management in Government (1995)
So which method would have been used?BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
Trends of 'would'
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Word forms:past tense would
- (forming future tense)
will you be there?
ci sarai?he will come
verràwill you do it? — yes, I will/no, I won't
lo farai? — sì (lo farò)/no (non lo farò)I will finish it tomorrow
lo finirò domaniI will have finished it by tomorrow
lo finirò entro domaniyou won't lose it, will you?
non lo perderai, vero?
- (in conjectures)
he will or he'll be there by now
dovrebbe essere arrivato ormaithat will be the postman
sarà il postino
- (in commands, requests, offers)
will you be quiet!
vuoi fare silenzio?will you come?
vieni?won't you come with us?
non vuoi venire con noi?will you have a cup of tea?
vorresti una tazza di tè?will you help me?
mi puoi aiutare?I won't go — oh yes you will, my lad!
non ci andrò — oh sì che ci andrai, ragazzo mio!I will not or won't put up with it!
non intendo tollerarlo!will you sit down (politely)
prego, si accomodi(angrily)
vuoi metterti seduto!
- (expressing habits, persistence, capability)
the car will do 100 mph
la macchina fa 100 miglia all'oraaccidents will happen
gli incidenti possono capitarehe will often sit there for hours
spesso rimane seduto lì per orethe car won't start
la macchina non partehe WILL fidget!
e continua a muoversi!
volere(just) as you will!
come vuoi!say what you will
di' quello che vuoi
Example Sentences Including 'will'
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In the latter case the reserve will be represented by value rather than cash.Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)
There will also be justified scepticism about whether aviation capacity in Britain will significantly increase.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They will give me money for new door.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
The bad news for football fans is that none of the home nations will be competing.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The choice will now be between duty and desire.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The daily leader conference will take place live at Cheltenham.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This new console will change the way you play home video games.The Sun (2013)
Those hoping that this document will reduce red tape will be greatly disappointed.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What subjects in the film will people take against?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Who can say what number of people will have gone in two years?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Who will make you feel good about life and love?The Sun (2013)
Work out how much money you will save in a year by quitting.The Sun (2017)
Some refs will and some won't give you a red card.The Sun (2012)
You need to persuade managers that your return will be good.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
She is the perfect wife and will soon be granted a son.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It will also have live streams of regular channels.The Sun (2016)
Patience and determination will be the star prize.The Sun (2014)
Social workers will try anything to keep a family together.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The new information will be a part of regular performance tables publications in the future.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The service will be free and will be funded by the interest on the deposit pool.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The weather will tell us something different today.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is a great step along the way that will open up many other possibilities.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
This time though the political will is there.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We will make Britain stronger by taking back control of our own laws.The Sun (2017)
When her income drops, she will lose the ability to save as much.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yet production capacity will be a serious constraint.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Perhaps the only certainty is that the lawyers representing each side will make a fortune sorting out the inevitable dispute.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
To put this right will require political courage.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You ring the bell for a nurse during labour and chances are she will offer you something for the pain.Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
You will be conscious of new glories in the world around you.23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)
'would' in Other Languages
British English: would /wʊd/ VERB
You use would to say that someone agreed to do something.
They said they would come to my party.
- American English: would
- Arabic: سَوْفَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: verbo usado para exprimir possibilidade
- Chinese: 将会做
- Croatian: željeti
- Czech: budebudoucí čas v minulosti
- Danish: ville
- Dutch: zou(den)
- European Spanish: verbo auxiliar de condicional
- Finnish: -isitul[isi]
- French: conditionnel
- German: würde
- Greek: θα
- Italian: auxiliary verb for conditional mood
- Japanese: ･･･するつもりだ
- Korean: ~할 것이다
- Norwegian: skal
- Polish: nie tłumaczy się na język polski; służy do tworzenia trybu warunkowego
- European Portuguese: pretérito de will
- Romanian: arse folosește pt. formarea cond. prez. [v. aux., pret. și cond. prez. de la will]
- Russian: согласиться
- Spanish: hacer en condicional
- Swedish: skulle
- Thai: อยากจะ
- Turkish: ecek, acak
- Ukrainian: допоміжне дієслово для утворення майбутнього в минулому
- Vietnamese: đồng ý sẽ
Nearby words of 'would'
Translation of would from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary