When would + a verb in English is used to form the conditional tense, it is translated by the conditional tense in Spanish. When would + a verb in English is used to express habitual activity in the past, it is translated by the imperfect tense in Spanish. For examples of both, see the entry below.
- 1past ofwill1
- 2 (in conditional sentences) I would if I could = lo haría si pudiera if I had known, I wouldn't have come = si lo hubiera sabido no habría or no hubiera venido