Unformatted text preview: be willing”: • Sous ces conditions, il signerait le contrat. (Under those conditions, he would sign the contract.) • Il ne voulait pas signer le contrat or Il n'a pas voulu signer le contrat. (He wouldn't [wasn't willing to] sign the contract.) • The conditional of the verb pouvoir (to be able to) is used when “could” means “should be able to”: • Il pourrait gagner. (He could [should be able to] win.) • Il ne pouvait pas gagner or Il n'a pas pu gagner. (He couldn't [wasn't able] to win.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08