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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gender Race / Ethnicity Agesort descending Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
Scotland 975 I didn’t use tae could tak them at aa. did used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1931 1.0
Traugott 1213 Ye shall mowe have itt of Toppis. shall mowe (=may) Unknown White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1451 Written 1.0
Scotland 1146 She might can get away early. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 926 He’ll should can come the morn. will should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 862 You might can use it ... might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1178 [A: I’m sorry Geoffrey won’t be able to come tonight because he’s going to the pictures.] B: Alright, he’ll can get a try on Tuesday. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1194 She might would like those, and he might would, too. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.1 Elicited
Coleman 1125 I might could have been studying instead of fooling around had I known you were coming. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Montgomery 2011 Professor Smith, the committee chair, may can give you some further information. may can Male White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1995 Staff member of a university's Sponsred Programs Office to a faculty member. Spoken Naturalistic
Mashburn 1252 He might will see you today. might will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Carmer 894 [I] wisht I might could go, too. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) 1934 Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 976 “Aha!”, think A, “it’ll no hev cood gar ends meet this bittie back, nih, A’se warran!” will no have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1925 Written 1.0
Scotland 1147 Will he can help us the morn? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
Scotland 927 He used to could do it when he was younger. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
Hasty 2133 So you're kind of thinking about that, that might be something that might would help you? might would Doctoral degree Unknown Unknown Physician to patient 2.4 Naturalistic
Harris 1233 You might could try Don’s Hobbies down on Park [Avenue]. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Memphis) Memphis store clerk to a first-time customer from Atlanta. Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 863 I might could handle it better now might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1179 [A: Could you do with any plants?] B: No, not really. I might could do with one or two spaces filled. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1195 I wonder if they might could adapt it for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
Coleman 1126 He may should have been getting ready. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1253 He may will see you today. may will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Ryland 895 I might could fix it for you. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown VA (Richland County) 1976 Written 1.0
England 977 He wouldn’t could go. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
Jamaica 1214 mait(a) hafi “may/might must” might hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1148 They maybe could be working in the shop. maybe could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 928 I want to can do that. want to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 864 We thought we might could just put them ... might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
England 1180 I’ll tell you who they could be. They might could be Luke Skywalker and Han Solo. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
Mashburn 1254 He may would see you today. may would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Hogrefe 896 I may could. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown LA (northern) 1934 Spoken 1.0
England 978 Will he can go? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 2.0
Jamaica 1215 mait(a) kyan “may/might can” might can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1149 You might would like to come with us. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 929 I'd like to could do that. would like to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 865 ... 'cause he might would have a chance. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
England 1181 [A: He doesn’t think people ought to smoke.] B: Well, they shouldn’t ought to, should they? should ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1127 I may ought to have been doing my homework. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1255 He might should see you today. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Hogrefe 897 I might could do that. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown LA (northern) 1934 1.0
England 979 They’ll not can get any food. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
Scotland 1150 You might should claim your expenses. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 930 He's bound to could do that. bound to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Hasty 2134 You know what might could help that is losing some weight. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Harris 1234 We might could take ’em swimmin’ tomorrow in Gatlinburg. might could Female Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) One mother to another re: disappointed children and a closed motel pool. Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 866 What we might can do is as we work with our contractors on developing them ... might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1182 The participants are asked to choose two of the ideas that they might could adapt for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Peterkin 1199 He might would send July back home. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Unknown Written 1.0
Coleman 1128 I may can plow the bottom if it doesn’t rain anymore. may can Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken Naturalistic
Mashburn 1256 He might ought to see you today. might ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 898 I might can. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 980 I haven’t could get across the doors. haven't could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
Jamaica 1216 kuda hafi “could must” could hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1151 He might no could do it. might no could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
England 2041 Na mare saltow ham con rede þen sternes of heyuen. sal con Unknown Unknown England 14th century Written 1.0
Scotland 931 He will can do it. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 867 They may not can give it to you that second. may not can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1183 You might should go there because they might move it to New Jersey. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Butters 1200 I don’t carry no lunch because I thought maybe, you know, they might would give me something to eat. might would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown NC (Wilmington) Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Coleman 1129 Mrs. Jones might would have told you about the old courthouse. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1257 He may should see you today. may should Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 899 I might could. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 Spoken 1.0
Park 900 I used to could used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 981 I doubt I’ll not can get. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.4
Jamaica 1217 shuda hafi “should must” should hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1152 He maybe no could do it. maybe no could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 1.0
Scotland 932 Will he can do it? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 2.0
DARE 868 They might could tell you where you could buy some whiskey. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Unknown) 1967 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1184 Yeah, I think she might would like those. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Butters 1201 I imagine that they will disbar him. But he told, he told Nixon about the thing, and what would–might would happen. might would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
COCA 1004 We may should take us a little joyride somewheres. may should Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Novel 1990 Mother to daughter Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Mashburn 1258 He may ought to see you today. may ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 901 It might would. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 982 I’ll can gang to-day. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Cumberland) 1.0
Jamaica 1218 shuda kyan “should can” should can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1153 You have to can drive a car to get that job. have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
England 2043 He shal neuer conne trotte. shal conne Unknown Unknown England 1484 Written 1.0
Scotland 933 He might no could have done it. might no could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Harris 1235 You might should get her to a hospital anyhow. Bandaid might not work. There’s tetanus, ya know. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Hotel clerk to a woman whose daughter has cut her hand on glass in the parking lot. Spoken 1.0
DARE 869 I might could look it up in my notes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Bradley) SC (Unknown) 1967 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1185 It may shouldn’t be like that in that particular context. may should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1130 Mrs. Jones might’ve could told you. might have could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1259 He ought to would see you. ought to would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 902 He ought to could. ought to could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 983 I can’t walk five mile I’ t’hahr nah, but ah used to could! used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (West Yorkshire) 1892 1.1
Scotland 1154 He’s gonna can pass his driving test next week. be going to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
England 2044 ... þatt mannkinn shollde muʒhenn wel Upp cumenn inntill heoffne. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written
Scotland 934 He might could no have done it. might could no Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
DARE 870 She may can do it. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown MS (Unknown) MS (Unknown) 1966 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1186 You might not should do that. might not should Unknown White Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1006 Daddy said she might can come home this week. might can Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2004 child to adults Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Coleman 1131 Mrs. Jones might’ve could’a told you. might've could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1260 He ought to will see you. ought to will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 903 She may can. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 984 Aw used to could a done it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Chester) 1.0
Jamaica 1219 wuda hafi “would must” would hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 1155 Do they need to can do it? need to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
England 2045 forrþi let be swellenn þa þe middle & þe little, þatt Crist ne shollde mu ʒ henn himm O nane wise attwindenn. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
Scotland 935 He mightnae could have done it. mightnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0

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