when we use could and can . and are they same so what's the difference between could and can..........

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can is simple tense

Could is past tense


Could it also conditional. "I can go to the shop" "I could go to the shop" "ich kann gehen" "ich könnte gehen"


Vlad 140
If you use it as modal verb and speak about yourself tell CAN: Can I ask you?

If you ask somebody use polite version COULD: Could you help me?

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