Although could is the past tense of can, past tense in modals often doesn't mean past the if I could, the past tense could has a counterfactual meaning rather than a past time meaning. Of course, the verb following the modal can't be past tense, so to give it a past time meaning, use the perfect aspect (i.e., could + have + past participle). So your example about studying could be.
If I could throw my phone away, I would probably do it. It's always on silent, and I don't like when it rings and people are calling. We could live without those things in the past when we just had a phone on the street somewhere, on the corner or at the house. I have no interest in telling all the people what I do every day and where I am.
If I Could may refer to: "If I Could" ( song), a song by from the album Ish. "" El Condor Pasa (If I Could) " a version by Simon & Garfunkel of a song written by Daniel Alomía Robles. "If I Could", a song by Lou Barlow from the album Emoh. "If I Could", a song written by Tim Carroll, on John Prine's Live on Tour album.
(I) would if I could I would like to do whatever has been asked of me, but I am unable to. Sometimes used humorously or sarcastically. A: "Isn't there anything you can do to expedite our claim?" B: "I would if I could, really, but my hands are tied." A: "Hey, would you please clean out the gutters like I asked?" B: "Ah, sorry, would if I could, but I.
Conditional sentences – type I. Conditional sentences – type II. Conditional sentences – type III. if I were you or if I was you. Mixed conditionals. Real and unreal conditionals, Modals and position of if-clauses. Replacing if – Omitting if – if vs. when – in case vs. if. will and would in if-clauses.
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