Would you mind?

Here are the most common examples with explanations of ‘would you mind‘:

Would you mind if I took your picture?

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Point 83 at B1 in the category of MODALITY is defined as:

‘would’ to make polite requests, often in the fixed expression ‘would you mind’

‘Would you mind’ is also B1 in the EVP and in the EGP, the point overlaps to some degree with B1 second conditional since ‘if’ follows this expression very frequently.


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B1:

creating, providing, shooting, terribly, updating