En relación con verbos que describen un fin, una intención o una menaza se utiliza los verbos modales que muestra la tabla. El subjuntivo atenúa la afirmación.
|shall*||You shall regret your wrongdoing until the end of times!|
|should||The trainer worked hard with the team so that they should win the championship.|
|can||They can have their money back by Friday, ok.|
|could||He was speaking very clearly so everyone could understand him well.|
|will||I will make you suffer for what you did. You will be sorry.|
|would||The officer gave a warning in order that next time the driver would not go so fast.|
* Shall suena un poco chapado a la antigua. Se utiliza más la otras expresiones.
Muy a menudo también se pueden construir con un verbo pleno.
|to be going to||You are not going to have my money and my girlfriend!|
|to make sure||I make sure he will never find a job in his field again.|
|to let||We will let them have the car for the weekend. I will let you know about my decision.|
|to promise||I promise to transfer the money today.|
|to guarantee||He guaranteed to get the car ready until 3 p.m.|
|to take care||She takes care to make things right.|
|to intend to (vorhaben)||They intended to come here but then changed their mind.|
|to mean to (vorhaben)||I meant to help with your homework but then I forgot.|
|to think of||He is thinking of moving away from here.|
|to be about to
(im Begriff sein)
|They were about to get into the car when they saw the accident happen.|