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    Using the Right Word: wood, would

    Friday, October 29, 2010

    Wood is a noun or an adjective referring to the material trees are made of; would is a form of the verb "will."

    I would not buy that wood to make the filing cabinets.

    (From Write for Business, 2nd edition, page 302, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 52)