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Using 'Would'The auxiliary verb would, used as a conditional, expresses a notion of willingness, acceptance or preference.
(had forms the past subjunctive)
(started is in the past subjunctive here)
Would is used when we want to be polite:
It also allows us to express the future in a past sentence (would is the past of will):
Bruno said he would come to the meeting. (he said it in the past)
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