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Re: Won't, wouldn't

Posted by ESC on May 08, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Won't, wouldn't posted by Barney on May 08, 2001

: : Hi!
: : I have two questions. Would you tell me which sentence sounds strange? My guess is 5. and 6. are not good.

: : 1.Won't you please help me carry this baggage?
: : 2.Wouldn't you please help me carry this baggage? (maybe sound very polite?)

: : 3.As I looked at the picture, I thought this and that.
: : 4.As I was looking at the picture, I thought this and that.
: : 5.As I looked at the picture, I was thinking this and that.
: : 6.As I was looking at the picture, I was thinking this and that.

: : Thank you very mucu for your help.

: : All the best,

: : K. Yone

:
: Number 2 sounds completely wrong the rest are OK.

I agree. All sound OK, except 2.