Thursday, September 28, 2023

Modal Verbs

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Here, on this page, let’s learn about modal verbs which is a type of verb.

What are modal verbs?

Modal verbs are also known as modals which are used to express the abilities, permission, obligations, probabilities and possibilities.

Modal verbs are used before the infinitive verbs and they don’t add ‘s’ with third-person singular.

Below you can find the list of modal verbs which we are used in our daily life.

List of modal verbs

Modal verbs
Ought to
Have to / has to
Had to
Want to / wants to
Wanted to


Here are some example sentences using modal verbs.


  1. I can swim for 05 hours.
  2. My grandmother could dance well.
  3. You may use the phone during the break.
  4. She might have gone to the hospital.
  5. Matthew will not play tennis tomorrow.
  6. I would like to have coffee now.
  7. Students must wear a uniform every day.
  8. We shall go to the park.
  9. He should be ready now.
  10. They ought to eat more fruits and green vegetables.
  11. Everybody has to wear a mask when you go out.
  12. I don’t want to go out today.
  13. Can I swim here?
  14. Shall I go home?
  15. Does she have to wear a uniform on Saturday?
  16. May I use the phone in the classroom?
  17. Should I leave the office at 6 p.m.?
  18. Do they want to talk with the officer?
  19. Must I write a letter in black ink?
  20. Will you meet him tomorrow at the work?


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