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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Could’. Over 50 Sentences


Could — US. [kʊd], UK. [kʊd]

Main meanings:

  1. Expressing possibility or potential ability in the past, present, or future.
  2. Used to make polite requests or suggestions.
  3. Used to indicate hypothetical or imagined situations.


10 simple sentences:

  • I could help you with your homework.
  • Could you pass me the salt, please?
  • We could visit the museum tomorrow.
  • Could you tell me the time?
  • They could swim in the lake all day.
  • She could speak three languages fluently.
  • Could you please repeat that?
  • We could go hiking this weekend.
  • He could fix the car by himself.
  • I could see the stars from my window.


The sentences from movies:

That could be all day. – Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Or we could destroy. – Spider-Man (2002)

That could only mean one thing. – Avatar The Way of Water (2022)

Nobody could arrest us. – The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

You said you could do it. – Finding Nemo (2003)

This could work. – Cast Away (2000)

The consequences could be disastrous! – Back to the Future (1985)

Could you stay off the grass? – Transformers (2007)

I could have guessed that. – Deadpool (2016)

You could walk along it in an hour. – Skyfall (2012)

It’s what the government could spare. – Interstellar (2014)

It could be worse. – Star Wars (1977)

You could recite an epic poem for me. – Shrek (2001)

How could I? – The Lion King (1994)

You could deal with anything. – Fight Club (1999)

How could you understand? – Inception (2010)

It could be you. – Captain Marvel (2019)

We could go home. – The Hunger Games (2012)

You could die. – Batman Begins (2005)

I could carry it. – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Maybe I could help. – The Godfather (1972)

But what could it generate? – Iron Man (2008)

I could have done it! – Thor (2011)

I could murder one. – Snatch (2000)

It could be worse. – Ratatouille (2007)

And could not cope. – Kick-Ass (2010)

I could see he was in distress. – The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

We could be that mistake! – Superbad (2007)

This could be close. – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Starfleet could use you. – Star Trek (2009)

This world could be ours. – X-Men: First Class (2011)

I could be noticed by someone. – Frozen (2013)

I thought it could be me. – Shaun of the Dead (2004)

I wish monkeys could Skype. – The Hangover Part II (2011)

Could that happen? – Horrible Bosses (2011)

She could do better. – How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

But this could lead us to the origin. – World War Z (2013)

It could be a girl. – Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Could be bad weather, could be good weather. – Independence Day (1996)

Neither could. – Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Could you tell me how I could find Chief Brody? – Jaws (1975)

That could be arranged. – Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

What could it be? – X2 (2003)

It could be the sensors are not working. – Pacific Rim (2013)

I could do it. – Tropic Thunder (2008)

Or a woman who could do karate. – In Bruges (2008)